Montferland

Montferland
Looking towards the Montferland hills
Looking towards the Montferland hills
Flag of Montferland
Coat of arms of Montferland
Highlighted position of Montferland in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°56′N 6°8′E / 51.933°N 6.133°E / 51.933; 6.133Coordinates: 51°56′N 6°8′E / 51.933°N 6.133°E / 51.933; 6.133
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Established1 January 2005[1]
Government
[2]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorHarry de Vries (acting) (CDA)
Area
[3]
 • Total106.64 km2 (41.17 sq mi)
 • Land105.70 km2 (40.81 sq mi)
 • Water0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Elevation
[4]
13 m (43 ft)
Highest elevation
[5]
93 m (305 ft)
Population
 (January 2021)[6]
 • Total36,031
 • Density341/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6940–6942, 7035–7048
Area code0314, 0316
Websitewww.montferland.info
Topographic map of Montferland (June 2015)

Montferland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɔntfərlɑnt] (listen)) is a municipality in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It was created on 1 January 2005 from the amalgamation of the former municipalities of Bergh and Didam.

Population centres

Formerly part of Bergh municipality:

Formerly part of Didam municipality:

Gallery

Notable people

Sculpture of Mechteld ten Ham

References

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2005" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2005]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Samenstelling college" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Montferland. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 6942GK". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Bergherbos in Montferland". Brockhausen. Retrieved 27 August 2020.
  6. ^ "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 Montferland at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website


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