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.
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Huub Hieltjes (acting) (VVD)|
|• Total||49.63 km2 (19.16 sq mi)|
|• Land||37.13 km2 (14.34 sq mi)|
|• Water||12.50 km2 (4.83 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|• Density||344/km2 (890/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The municipality of Kapelle, June 2015
- Goes (gs)
- Bergen op Zoom (bgn)
- Annie M.G. Schmidt (1911 in Kapelle – 1995) a Dutch writer, the mother of the Dutch theatrical song
- Jan Elburg (born 1919 in Wemeldinge – 1992) a Dutch poet
- Jan Peter Balkenende (born 1956 Biezelinge) a retired politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 2002 to 2010
- Jan Kees de Jager (born 1969 in Kapelle) a retired Dutch politician, former Dutch finance minister
- 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
Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit
Kapelle is twinned with:
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