Pekela

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Pekela
Pekela Villa Elsa 03.JPG
Flag of Pekela
Flag
Coat of arms of Pekela
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Pekela in a municipal map of Groningen
Location in Groningen
Coordinates: 53°6′N 7°0′E / 53.100°N 7.000°E / 53.100; 7.000Coordinates: 53°6′N 7°0′E / 53.100°N 7.000°E / 53.100; 7.000
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorJaap Kuin (acting) (PvdA)
Area
 • Total50.20 km2 (19.38 sq mi)
 • Land49.04 km2 (18.93 sq mi)
 • Water1.16 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Elevation1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total12,214
 • Density249/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9662–9669
Area code0597
Websitewww.pekela.nl

Pekela is a municipality in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands. In 2019, 12,214 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Pekela. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Postcodetool for 9665JD". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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