Berkelland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɛrkəlɑnt] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the Netherlands province of Gelderland. It was created on 1 January 2005 from the merger of the former municipalities of Borculo, Eibergen, Neede, and Ruurlo. The new municipality was named after the Berkel, a small river.

Berkelland
Church in Borculo
Church in Borculo
Flag of Berkelland
Coat of arms of Berkelland
Highlighted position of Berkelland in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°7′N 6°32′E / 52.117°N 6.533°E / 52.117; 6.533Coordinates: 52°7′N 6°32′E / 52.117°N 6.533°E / 52.117; 6.533
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Established1 January 2005[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorJoost van Oostrum (VVD)
Area
 • Total260.21 km2 (100.47 sq mi)
 • Land258.06 km2 (99.64 sq mi)
 • Water2.15 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Elevation16 m (52 ft)
Highest elevation35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[6]
 • Total43,904
 • Density170/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7150–7165, 7260–7261, 7270–7275
Area code0544, 0545, 0573
Websitegemeenteberkelland.nl

Population centresEdit

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Berkelland, June 2015.

GovernmentEdit

The Eibergen community houses the interception station of the Nationale SIGINT Organisatie.[7]

Notable peopleEdit

 
Judith Pietersen, 2013

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2005" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2005]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Berkelland. Archived from the original on 18 July 2014. Retrieved 19 June 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 7271AX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Berkelland landschap". Natuurlijk Achterhoek. Retrieved 27 August 2020.
  6. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Nationale SIGINT Organisatie." (Archive) Ministry of Defence. Retrieved on 13 June 2013.
  8. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 9 August 2019

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