IJsselmonde, Rotterdam

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IJsselmonde (light green) within Rotterdam (purple).

IJsselmonde is a borough in the southeastern corner of the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands. As of 2006 it has 58,782 inhabitants.

The name IJsselmonde is also used to denote the island in the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta bordered by the Nieuwe Maas to the north, the Oude Maas to the south, and the Noord to the east. The borough is in the island. IJssel in the name IJsselmonde refers this island's location at the mouth of the Hollandse IJssel.

Politics

The executive committee of the district is formed by Marco Rook (chairman, PvdA), Karel Jungheim (economic affairs, CDA), Juan Jonas (safety, PvdA), Elbert Kelholt (culture, GroenLinks) and Wouter Boonzaaijer (finance, transport and environment, ChristenUnie - SGP).

Notable people

Paul de Leeuw was born in IJsselmonde.

Coordinates: 51°53′1″N 4°32′45.4″E / 51.88361°N 4.545944°E / 51.88361; 4.545944


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