Tiel

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Tiel
Municipality
Flag of Tiel
Flag
Coat of arms of Tiel
Coat of arms
Location of Tiel
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Area(2006)
 • Total 34.84 km2 (13.45 sq mi)
 • Land 32.31 km2 (12.47 sq mi)
 • Water 2.54 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Population (31 March, 2015)
 • Total 41,537
 • Density 1,287/km2 (3,330/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Statue of Flipje

Ltspkr.png Tiel is a town in the middle of the Netherlands.

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.