Ooststellingwerf

Ooststellingwerf [ˈoːststɛlɪŋˌʋɛr(ə)f] (About this soundlisten) is a municipality in the province of Friesland in the northern Netherlands. It is one of the municipalities of Friesland where the spoken language is not West Frisian; instead, Stellingwerfs, a dialect of Dutch Low Saxon, is spoken here.

Ooststellingwerf
Lock in canal through Appelscha
Lock in canal through Appelscha
Flag of Ooststellingwerf
Flag
Coat of arms of Ooststellingwerf
Coat of arms
Position of Ooststellingwerf in a map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°0′N 6°18′E / 53.000°N 6.300°E / 53.000; 6.300Coordinates: 53°0′N 6°18′E / 53.000°N 6.300°E / 53.000; 6.300
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceFriesland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorHarry Oosterman (CDA)
Area
 • Total226.11 km2 (87.30 sq mi)
 • Land223.42 km2 (86.26 sq mi)
 • Water2.69 km2 (1.04 sq mi)
Elevation7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total25,497
 • Density114/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8420–8435
Area code0516
Websitewww.ooststellingwerf.nl

Population centresEdit

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Ooststellingwerf, June 2015

Notable peopleEdit

 
Marrit Steenbergen, 2015

SportEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "College" [Executive board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Ooststellingwerf. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 22 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 8431LE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
  4. ^ "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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