Dinkelland

Dinkelland
Castle in Dinkelland
Castle in Dinkelland
Flag of Dinkelland
Coat of arms of Dinkelland
Highlighted position of Dinkelland in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°22′N 7°0′E / 52.367°N 7.000°E / 52.367; 7.000Coordinates: 52°22′N 7°0′E / 52.367°N 7.000°E / 52.367; 7.000
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
Government
[1]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • Acting MayorJohn Joosten (VVD)
Area
[2]
 • Total176.83 km2 (68.27 sq mi)
 • Land175.71 km2 (67.84 sq mi)
 • Water1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Elevation
[3]
26 m (85 ft)
Population
 (January 2021)[4]
 • Total26,606
 • Density151/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
Parts of 7500 and 7600 ranges
Area code0541, 074
Websitewww.dinkelland.nl
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Dinkelland, June 2015

Dinkelland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɪŋkəllɑnt] (listen)) is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. For a short time it was known as Denekamp (one of its component towns) until it was renamed in 2002.

Population centres

Notable people

  • Johan Jongkind (1819 in Lattrop – 1891) a Dutch painter and printmaker
  • Theo Budde (1889 in Ootmarsum - 1959) a watchmaker, jeweler, antique dealer and poet
  • Ton Schulten (born 1938 in Ootmarsum) a Dutch painter who mainly paints landscapes
  • Roméo Dallaire (born 1946 in Denekamp) a Canadian humanitarian, author, statesman and retired senator and general
  • Marcha (born 1956 in Lattrop) a Dutch singer and TV presenter, took part in the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest
  • Han Polman (born 1963 in Ootmarsum) a Dutch politician
  • Tanja Nijmeijer (born 1978 in Denekamp) a Dutch former guerrilla fighter in Colombia and English teacher

Sport

References

  1. ^ "Ineke Bakker (acting mayor)" (in Dutch). Gemeente Dinkelland. Retrieved 27 March 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 7591MA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2022.

External links

  • Media related to Dinkelland at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website (in Dutch)
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