De Ronde Venen

De Ronde Venen (About this soundpronunciation , literal meaning: 'the round peat bogs') is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. On 1 January 2011, the municipality of Abcoude was amalgamated into De Ronde Venen.

De Ronde Venen
Vinkeveen town centre
Vinkeveen town centre
Flag of De Ronde Venen
Flag
Coat of arms of De Ronde Venen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of De Ronde Venen in a municipal map of Utrecht
Location in Utrecht
Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°52′E / 52.200°N 4.867°E / 52.200; 4.867Coordinates: 52°12′N 4°52′E / 52.200°N 4.867°E / 52.200; 4.867
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceUtrecht
Established1 January 1989
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorMaarten Divendal (PvdA)
Area
 • Total116.98 km2 (45.17 sq mi)
 • Land100.77 km2 (38.91 sq mi)
 • Water16.21 km2 (6.26 sq mi)
Elevation−2 m (−7 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total44,059
 • Density437/km2 (1,130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
Parts of 1300, 1400 and 3600 ranges
Area code0294, 0297
Websitewww.derondevenen.nl

Population centresEdit

The municipality of De Ronde Venen consists of the villages Abcoude, Amstelhoek, De Hoef, Baambrugge, Mijdrecht, Vinkeveen, Waverveen, and Wilnis, and a number of hamlets, such as Aan de Zuwe, Achterbos, and Stokkelaarsbrug.

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of De Ronde Venen, June 2015

Notable peopleEdit

 
Jan Willem Pieneman, 1860
 
Nicolien Sauerbreij

SportEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Maarten Divendal" (in Dutch). Gemeente De Ronde Venen. Archived from the original on 5 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 3641AL". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 20 September 2019

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