Bodegraven-Reeuwijk

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Bodegraven-Reeuwijk
Municipality
Church in Bodegraven
Church in Bodegraven
Flag of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk in a municipal map of South Holland
Location in South Holland
Coordinates: 52°5′N 4°45′E / 52.083°N 4.750°E / 52.083; 4.750Coordinates: 52°5′N 4°45′E / 52.083°N 4.750°E / 52.083; 4.750
Country Netherlands
Province South Holland
Established 1 January 2011[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Christiaan van der Kamp (CDA)
Area[3]
 • Total 88.64 km2 (34.22 sq mi)
 • Land 75.69 km2 (29.22 sq mi)
 • Water 12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 0 m (0 ft)
Population (August 2017)[5]
 • Total 33,839
 • Density 447/km2 (1,160/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode 2410–2415, 2810–2811, 3465–3466
Area code 0182, 0348
Website www.bodegraven-reeuwijk.nl

Bodegraven-Reeuwijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌboːdəɣraːvə(n) ˈreːuʋɛik]) is a municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland with a population of 33,839 in 2017. It was established by a merger of Bodegraven and Reeuwijk on 1 January 2011. The municipality covers 88.64 km2 (34.22 sq mi) of which 12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi) is water.

Population centres

The new merger also includes the historic municipalities of Waarder, Middelburg, Oukoop, Sluipwijk, Wiltenburg, Vrijhoef en Kalverbroek, parts of Zwammerdam, Lange Ruige Weide, Hekendorp, Land van Stein, Rietveld and Barwoutswaarder, as well as the communities of Driebruggen, Hogebrug, Langeweide, Meije, Nieuwerbrug, Oud-Reeuwijk, Platteweg, Randenburg, Reeuwijk-Brug, Reeuwijk-Dorp, Tempel, Oud-Bodegraven (Vrijenes), Weijpoort and Reeuwijk-Westeinde.

Topography

Gem-Bodegraven-Reeuwijk-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Bodegraven-Reeuwijk, June 2015.

References

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2011" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2011]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Burgermeester" [Mayor]. Bestuur en organisatie (in Dutch). Gemeente Bodegraven-Reeuwijk. Archived from the original on 30 December 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 2411BD". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

External links

  • (in Dutch) Official website
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