Lemsterland

Lemsterland (About this soundpronunciation , West Frisian: Lemsterlân) is a former municipality in the northern Netherlands. In 2014 it merged with the municipalities of Skarsterlân and Gaasterlân-Sleat to form the new municipality De Fryske Marren.

Lemsterland

Lemsterlân
Pumping station in Echten
Pumping station in Echten
Flag of Lemsterland
Flag
Coat of arms of Lemsterland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Lemsterland in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 52°51′N 5°43′E / 52.850°N 5.717°E / 52.850; 5.717Coordinates: 52°51′N 5°43′E / 52.850°N 5.717°E / 52.850; 5.717
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceFriesland
Dissolved1 January 2014[1]
Area
 • Total124.34 km2 (48.01 sq mi)
 • Land75.93 km2 (29.32 sq mi)
 • Water48.41 km2 (18.69 sq mi)
Elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (November 2013)[4]
 • Total13,544
 • Density178/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8508, 8530–8539
Area code0514

Population centresEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2014" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2014]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 8531ED". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 21 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2014.

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