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Rijssen-Holten (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality (Dutch: gemeente) in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel.

Rijssen-Holten
Windmill in Rijssen
Windmill in Rijssen
Coat of arms of Rijssen-Holten
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Rijssen-Holten in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°18′N 6°31′E / 52.300°N 6.517°E / 52.300; 6.517Coordinates: 52°18′N 6°31′E / 52.300°N 6.517°E / 52.300; 6.517
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
Established1 January 2001[1]
Renamed1 January 2004[2]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorArco Hofland (CDA)
Area
 • Total94.38 km2 (36.44 sq mi)
 • Land94.13 km2 (36.34 sq mi)
 • Water0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Elevation14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[6]
 • Total38,064
 • Density404/km2 (1,050/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7450–7463
Area code0548
Websitewww.rijssen-holten.nl

The municipality was formed in 2001 by the joining of the municipalities of Holten and Rijssen. The area of Holten belongs to the region of Salland and the area of Rijssen to the region of Twente.

Population centresEdit

  • Beuseberg,
  • De Borkeld,
  • Dijkerhoek (2 km west of Holten),
  • Espelo,
  • Holten,
  • Holterbroek,
  • Lichtenberg,
  • Look,
  • Neerdorp (currently a part of the village Holten)
  • Rijssen

Only Holten and Rijssen have over 500 inhabitants.

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Rijssen-Holten, June 2015

AccessibilityEdit

Both Holten and Rijssen are easily accessible by car; the A1 motorway (Amsterdam - Berlin) is only a few kilometres away. The distance between Amsterdam and Holten is about 110 km (68 mi). Rijssen lies 7 km (4.3 mi) more to the east.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2001" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2001]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2004" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2004]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  3. ^ "College samenstelling" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Rijssen-Holten. Archived from the original on 1 April 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Postcodetool for 7461DD". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 1 April 2014.
  6. ^ "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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