Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland

Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland (About this soundpronunciation ; West Frisian: Kollumerlân en Nijkrúslân), officially abbreviated as Kollumerland c.a. is a municipality in the Northern Netherlands, located in the province of Friesland. In 2019 it merged with the municipalities of Dongeradeel and Ferwerderadiel to form the new municipality Noardeast-Fryslân.

Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland

Kollumerland c.a.
Windmill Rust Roest
Windmill Rust Roest
Flag of Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland
Flag
Coat of arms of Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Kollumerland c.a. in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°17′N 6°8′E / 53.283°N 6.133°E / 53.283; 6.133Coordinates: 53°17′N 6°8′E / 53.283°N 6.133°E / 53.283; 6.133
CountryNetherlands
Province Friesland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorBearn Bilker (CDA)
Area
 • Total116.35 km2 (44.92 sq mi)
 • Land109.75 km2 (42.37 sq mi)
 • Water6.60 km2 (2.55 sq mi)
Elevation0.9 m (3.0 ft)
Highest elevation
1.6 m (5.2 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9291–9299, 9851–9853
Area code0511, 0594
Websitewww.kollumerland.nl

Population centresEdit

Augsbuurt, Burum, Kollum, Kollumerpomp, Kollumerzwaag, Munnekezijl, Oudwoude, Triemen, Veenklooster, Warfstermolen, Westergeest and Zwagerbosch.[5]

Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland has a population of 12,775 (1 April 2016, source: CBS).[6]

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland, June 2015.

GovernmentEdit

The Burum community houses the satellite ground station of the Nationale SIGINT Organisatie.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Burgemeester Bearn Bilker" [Mayor Bearn Bilker] (in Dutch). Gemeente Kollumerland c.a. Archived from the original on 16 September 2013. Retrieved 16 September 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 9291KB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-08-13. Retrieved 2016-06-20.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "CBS StatLine - Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand". statline.cbs.nl. Retrieved 2016-06-20.
  7. ^ "Nationale SIGINT Organisatie." ( Archived 2013-05-22 at the Wayback Machine) Ministry of Defence. Retrieved on 13 June 2013.

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