Vlissingen

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Vlissingen
Flushing
Municipality
Clockwise from top left: Coastline skyscraper, harbour, museum, residential tower and boulevard with beach
Clockwise from top left: Coastline skyscraper, harbour, museum, residential tower and boulevard with beach
Flag of Vlissingen
Flag
Coat of arms of Vlissingen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Vlissingen in a municipal map of Zeeland
Location in Zeeland
Coordinates: 51°27′N 3°34′E / 51.450°N 3.567°E / 51.450; 3.567Coordinates: 51°27′N 3°34′E / 51.450°N 3.567°E / 51.450; 3.567
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
Boroughs
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Letty Demmers-van der Geest (D66)
Area[2]
 • Total 344.83 km2 (133.14 sq mi)
 • Land 34.18 km2 (13.20 sq mi)
 • Water 310.65 km2 (119.94 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (August 2017)[4]
 • Total 44,566
 • Density 1,304/km2 (3,380/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vlissinger
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 4380–4389
Area code 0118
Website www.vlissingen.nl

Vlissingen, Zeelandic: Vlissienge, English: Flushing, is a city, municipality and seaport in the province of Zeeland, the Netherlands.

The city has about 33,000 people. The municipality has about 44,000 (2016). It has been an important harbor for centuries. Most of the Royal Netherlands Navy ships are built in Vlissingen.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Burgemeester Letty Demmers-van der Geest" [Mayor Letty Demmers-van der Geest] (in Dutch). Gemeente Vlissingen. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. "Postcodetool for 4382MA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017. 

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