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Koggenland is a municipality in North Holland province and the region of West-Frisia of the Netherlands. It came into existence on 1 January 2007 upon the merger of the two former municipalities of Obdam and Wester-Koggenland.

Koggenland
Wind mill in Koggenland
Wind mill in Koggenland
Flag of Koggenland
Flag
Coat of arms of Koggenland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Koggenland in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°38′N 4°57′E / 52.633°N 4.950°E / 52.633; 4.950Coordinates: 52°38′N 4°57′E / 52.633°N 4.950°E / 52.633; 4.950
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
Established1 January 2007[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorRob Posthumus (VVD)
Area
 • Total84.13 km2 (32.48 sq mi)
 • Land80.52 km2 (31.09 sq mi)
 • Water3.61 km2 (1.39 sq mi)
Elevation−3 m (−10 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[5]
 • Total22,647
 • Density281/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
Parts of 1600 and 1700 range
Area code0226, 0229, 072
Websitewww.koggenland.nl

The name of the municipality refers to the historic Kogge from the middle-ages. A kogge or cogge was a jurisdiction area of several villages or bannen (mostly around 4 or 5).

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TopographyEdit

 

Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Koggenland, July 2015

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2007" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2007]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Koggenland. Archived from the original on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 1648JG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

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