Oost Gelre

Oost Gelre
Monumental post office in Groenlo
Monumental post office in Groenlo
Flag of Oost Gelre
Coat of arms of Oost Gelre
Highlighted position of Oost Gelre in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
[1]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAnnette Bronsvoort (PvdA)
Area
[2]
 • Total110.44 km2 (42.64 sq mi)
 • Land109.93 km2 (42.44 sq mi)
 • Water0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation
[3]
21 m (69 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total29,704
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7130–7141, 7263
Area code0544
Websitewww.oostgelre.nl

Oost Gelre is a municipality in the Achterhoek, in the eastern Netherlands. On 1 January 2005, the municipalities Groenlo and Lichtenvoorde merged and formed the new municipality Oost Gelre, which was called Groenlo until 19 May 2006.

Population centres

Topography

Gem-OostGelre-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oost Gelre, June 2015

Notable people

Arts

Suzan & Freek, popular musical duo were both born in Oost-Gelre.

Politics

Sander Boschker in 2008.

Sport

Theology

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Oost Gelre. Retrieved 14 July 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 7131CM". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 23 September 2019

External links

  • Media related to Oost Gelre at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website


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