Dongeradeel

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Dongeradeel (About this soundpronunciation , West Frisian: Dongeradiel) is a former municipality in the northern Netherlands. In 2019 it merged with the municipalities of Ferwerderadiel and Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland to form the new municipality Noardeast-Fryslân.

Dongeradeel

Dongeradiel
Canal through Dokkum
Canal through Dokkum
Flag of Dongeradeel
Flag
Coat of arms of Dongeradeel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Dongeradeel in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°0′E / 53.333°N 6.000°E / 53.333; 6.000Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°0′E / 53.333°N 6.000°E / 53.333; 6.000
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceFriesland
Established1 January 1984
Merged2019
Area
 • Total266.92 km2 (103.06 sq mi)
 • Land167.21 km2 (64.56 sq mi)
 • Water99.71 km2 (38.50 sq mi)
Elevation4 m (13 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9100–9156
Area code0519
Websitewww.dongeradeel.nl

HistoryEdit

Dongeradeel was created in 1984 from the merging of the old municipalities Westdongeradeel, Oostdongeradeel, and Dokkum.

Population centresEdit

Aalsum, Anjum, Bornwird, Brantgum, Dokkum, Ee, Engwierum, Foudgum, Hantum, Hantumeruitburen, Hantumhuizen, Hiaure, Holwerd, Jouswier, Lioessens, Metslawier, Moddergat, Morra, Nes, Niawier, Oosternijkerk, Oostmahorn, Oostrum, Paesens, Raard, Ternaard, Waaxens, Wetsens, Wierum.

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Dongeradeel, June 2015.

Notable peopleEdit

 
Hans Willem, Baron van Aylva
 
Theo Hiddema, 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 9101LP". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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