|• Total||34.84 km2 (13.45 sq mi)|
|• Land||32.31 km2 (12.47 sq mi)|
|• Water||2.54 km2 (0.98 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,287/km2 (3,330/sq mi)|
|Source: CBS, Statline.|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The town is sourrounded by the rivers Waal and Linge on the south and the north side. The Amsterdam-Rhine Canal is on the east side. The city was founded in the 5th century. The whole municipality has about 41,500 inhabitants. The town's mascot is a fruit man called Flipje. Flipje used to be the mascot for a local jam factory, but is now an icon for the whole of Tiel.