Waterland

Waterland (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality in the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland. It is situated north of Amsterdam, on the western shore of the Markermeer. It is well-known for comprising the touristy towns of Broek in Waterland and Marken.

Waterland
Marken, municipality of Waterland
Marken, municipality of Waterland
Flag of Waterland
Flag
Coat of arms of Waterland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Waterland in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°27′N 5°2′E / 52.450°N 5.033°E / 52.450; 5.033Coordinates: 52°27′N 5°2′E / 52.450°N 5.033°E / 52.450; 5.033
CountryNetherlands
Province North Holland
Established1 January 1991
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorLuzette Wagenaar-Kroon (CDA)
Area
 • Total115.66 km2 (44.66 sq mi)
 • Land52.11 km2 (20.12 sq mi)
 • Water63.55 km2 (24.54 sq mi)
Elevation−1 m (−3 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total17,315
 • Density332/km2 (860/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Waterlander
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
1140–1156, 1452–1454
Area code0299
Websitewww.waterland.nl

Population centresEdit

The municipality of Waterland consists of the following cities, towns, villages and districts:

TopographyEdit

 

Topographic map of the municipality of Waterland, 2013.

Local governmentEdit

The municipal council of Waterland consists of 17 seats, which are divided as follows:

  • Waterland95 – 3 seats
  • Algemeen Belang – 2 seats

Notable peopleEdit

 
Wim Polak, 1982
 
Sita Vermeulen, 2011

SportEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "College van burgemeester & wethouders" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Waterland. Retrieved 23 March 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 1141GV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 13 April 2020

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