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Montfoort (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɔntfoːrt] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Montfoort received city rights in 1329.

Montfoort
Montfoort city centre
Montfoort city centre
Flag of Montfoort
Flag
Coat of arms of Montfoort
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Montfoort in a municipal map of Utrecht
Location in Utrecht
Coordinates: 52°3′N 4°57′E / 52.050°N 4.950°E / 52.050; 4.950Coordinates: 52°3′N 4°57′E / 52.050°N 4.950°E / 52.050; 4.950
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceUtrecht
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorPetra van Hartskamp (VVD)
Area
 • Total38.20 km2 (14.75 sq mi)
 • Land37.69 km2 (14.55 sq mi)
 • Water0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation2 m (7 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total13,869
 • Density368/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
3417, 3460–3461
Area code0348
Websitewww.montfoort.nl

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Population centresEdit

The municipality of Montfoort consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Achthoven-West, Achthoven-Oost, Blokland, Cattenbroek, Knollemanshoek, Linschoten, Mastwijk, Montfoort, Willeskop.

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Montfoort, June 2015

 
Old town hall of Montfoort

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "burgemeester E.L. (Bert) Jansen" [mayor E.L. (Bert) Jansen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Montfoort. Archived from the original on 8 April 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 3417JG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 7 April 2014.
  4. ^ "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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