Menterwolde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌmɛntərˈʋɔldə] (listen)) is a former municipality with a population of 12,080 in the province of Groningen in the Netherlands. On January 1, 2018, Menterwolde merged with Hoogezand-Sappemeer and Slochteren, forming the municipality Midden-Groningen.
Location in Groningen
|Established||1 January 1990|
|Ceased to exist||2017|
|• Total||81.62 km2 (31.51 sq mi)|
|• Land||80.33 km2 (31.02 sq mi)|
|• Water||1.29 km2 (0.50 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Menterwolde is bordered by the municipalities of Slochteren in the northwest and north, Oldambt in the east, Pekela in the southeast, Veendam in the south, and Hoogezand-Sappemeer in the southwest and west.
The municipality has a total area of 81.62 km2 (31.51 sq mi) of which 80.33 km2 (31.02 sq mi) is land and 1.29 km2 (0.50 sq mi) is water.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
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- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.