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Druten (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. The municipality covers the eastern part of the Land van Maas en Waal [nl] region of the province of Gelderland. One of its key features is the town's church, designed by architect Pierre Cuypers. The church is dedicated to the Two Ewalds, with statues for the two made in the studio Atelier Cuypers-Stoltzenberg [nl], owned by Cuypers and Frans Stoltzenberg.[4]

Druten
Church in Druten
Church in Druten
Flag of Druten
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Highlighted position of Druten in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°36′E / 51.883°N 5.600°E / 51.883; 5.600Coordinates: 51°53′N 5°36′E / 51.883°N 5.600°E / 51.883; 5.600
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorCorry van Rhee-Oud Ammerveld (acting) (PvdA)
Area
 • Total42.46 km2 (16.39 sq mi)
 • Land37.71 km2 (14.56 sq mi)
 • Water4.75 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Elevation7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[3]
 • Total18,645
 • Density494/km2 (1,280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6630–6631, 6650–6655
Area code0487
Websitewww.druten.nl

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TopographyEdit

 

Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Druten, June 2015

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 6651DA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  4. ^ Geloof in Nederland: 2000 jaar Nederlanders en hun kerstening (in Dutch). 12. Utrecht: Waanders/Museum Catharijneconvent. p. 377.

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