Uddel

Uddel
Church of Uddel
Church of Uddel
Location of Uddel in the municipality of Apeldoorn (the urban area of Uddel is red and the rural area is pink)
Location of Uddel in the municipality of Apeldoorn (the urban area of Uddel is red and the rural area is pink)
Uddel is located in Gelderland
Uddel
Uddel
Location of Uddel in Gelderland
Uddel is located in Netherlands
Uddel
Uddel
Uddel (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 52°15′27″N 5°46′57″E / 52.25750°N 5.78250°E / 52.25750; 5.78250
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
MunicipalityApeldoorn
Area
[1]
 • Village57.9 km2 (22.4 sq mi)
 • Urban
0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2015)[1]
 • Village2,927
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,867
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcodes
3888
Area code0577

Uddel is a village in the Netherlands, on the Veluwe, in the municipality of Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands. Uddel is located on the N310 from Elburg to Arnhem. The oldest mention of Uddel dates back to the year 792, as the settlement Uttiloch. The village had 2,927 inhabitants in 2016.

Uddel is a conservative Protestant village, located on the Dutch Bible Belt. In the 2017 general election, 57 percent of the local population voted for the Reformed Political Party. The three Christian parties in the elections (the Reformed Political Party, the ChristianUnion and the Christian Democratic Appeal) had a combined total of almost 76 percent of the votes.[3]

Uddel is well known for its lake, the Uddelermeer [nl], with its unique geological formation. The lake is mentioned in the folk tale documented by van de Wall Perne in his book Veluwsche Sagen.[4]

Notable inhabitants

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References

  1. ^ a b "Apeldoorn in Cijfers" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland: Viewer" (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Uitslagenkaart Tweede Kamerverkiezingen 2017 per stambureau".
  4. ^ 1877-1911., Wall Perné, Gust. van de (Gustaaf Frederik) (1993). Veluwsche sagen. Veluwe ; Volksverhalen. (1e dr ed.). Den Haag: Sirius en Siderius. ISBN 9064411034. OCLC 66374844.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)


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