Kapelle

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Kapelle (Dutch pronunciation: [kaːˈpɛlə] (listen)) is a municipality and a town in the southwestern Netherlands on Zuid-Beveland. As of January 2017, the municipality's population amounts to 12,620.[5]

Kapelle
Kapelle town centre
Kapelle town centre
Flag of Kapelle
Coat of arms of Kapelle
Highlighted position of Kapelle in a municipal map of Zeeland
Location in Zeeland
Coordinates: 51°29′N 3°57′E / 51.483°N 3.950°E / 51.483; 3.950Coordinates: 51°29′N 3°57′E / 51.483°N 3.950°E / 51.483; 3.950
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceZeeland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorHuub Hieltjes (acting) (VVD)
Area
 • Total49.63 km2 (19.16 sq mi)
 • Land37.13 km2 (14.34 sq mi)
 • Water12.50 km2 (4.83 sq mi)
Elevation1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total12,785
 • Density344/km2 (890/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Kapellenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
4420–4429
Area code0113
Websitewww.kapelle.nl

Population centersEdit

TopographyEdit

 

The municipality of Kapelle, June 2015

TransportEdit

Passenger railway Vlissingen to Roosendaal (part of line 11), with stations (grouped by municipality, bolded), and official station abbreviations:

Famous peopleEdit

 
Jan Peter Balkenende, 2006

SportEdit

  • François Marits (1884 in Kapelle – 1945) a Dutch sports shooter, competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics
  • Jo de Roo (born 1937 in Schore) a Dutch former professional road racing cyclist
  • John Karelse (born 1970 in Wemeldinge) a retired Dutch football goalkeeper with 421 club caps
  • Aron Schreuder (born 2000 in Kapelle) a famous Dutch futsal player, Groene Ster Vlissingen

International relationsEdit

Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

Kapelle is twinned with:

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Samenstelling" [Members] (in Dutch). Gemeente Kapelle. Archived from the original on 14 December 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 4421AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Kapelle (Municipality, Zeeland, Netherlands) - Population Statistics and Location in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2017-08-10.

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