Westervoort

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Westervoort
Street through Westervoort
Street through Westervoort
Flag of Westervoort
Coat of arms of Westervoort
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 51°58′N 5°58′E / 51.967°N 5.967°E / 51.967; 5.967
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
RegionIJsselvallei, Liemers
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorArend van Hout (VVD)
Area
 • Total7.84 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
 • Land7.03 km2 (2.71 sq mi)
 • Water0.81 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Elevation11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2019)[4]
 • Total14,944
 • Density2,126/km2 (5,510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6931–6932
Area code026
Websitewww.westervoort.nl

Westervoort is a municipality and town in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. About 15,000 people were living there in 2021.

It lies both in the IJsselvallei and Liemers regions, at the meeting point of the Rhine and IJssel rivers.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Samenstelling college van B&W". Gemeente Westervoort (in Dutch). Retrieved 14 February 2022.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Postcodetool". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Retrieved 14 February 2022.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.


The IJsselkop: meeting point of the IJssel and Rhine rivers