Dalfsen

Dalfsen (About this soundpronunciation , Dutch Low Saxon: Dalsen) is a municipality and a town in the Salland region of the Dutch province of Overijssel. The municipality of Dalfsen was increased to its current size on 1 January 2001 through the amalgamation of the municipalities of Nieuwleusen and Dalfsen.

Dalfsen
Dalfsen town centre
Dalfsen town centre
Flag of Dalfsen
Flag
Coat of arms of Dalfsen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Dalfsen in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°30′N 6°15′E / 52.500°N 6.250°E / 52.500; 6.250Coordinates: 52°30′N 6°15′E / 52.500°N 6.250°E / 52.500; 6.250
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorErica van Lente (PvdA)
Area
 • Total166.52 km2 (64.29 sq mi)
 • Land165.07 km2 (63.73 sq mi)
 • Water1.45 km2 (0.56 sq mi)
Elevation3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[3]
 • Total28,499
 • Density173/km2 (450/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Dalfsenaar, Dalfser
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7710–7714, 7720–7729, 8150–8159
Area code0529, 0572
Websitewww.dalfsen.nl

HistoryEdit

The name first appears in documents in 1231. Due to the closeness of Kasteel Rechteren, Dalfsen is one of several towns along the Overijssel section of the Vecht river never to have received city rights.[citation needed]

Population centresEdit

  • Ankum
  • Dalfsen
  • Dalfserveld
  • Dalmsholte
  • De Marshoek
  • De Meele
  • Emmen
  • Gerner
  • Hessum
  • Hoonhorst
  • Lemelerveld
  • Lenthe
  • Leusenerveld
  • Nieuwleusen
  • Oudleusen
  • Oudleusenerveld
  • Rechteren
  • Strenkhaar
  • Welsum

TopographyEdit

 

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

TransportationEdit

Notable peopleEdit

 
Ilse Warringa, 2018

SportEdit

PhotosEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 7721AX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  4. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 20 August 2019

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