Wormerland

Wormerland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɔrmərlɑnt] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.

Wormerland
The town of Wormer
The town of Wormer
Flag of Wormerland
Flag
Coat of arms of Wormerland
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Wormerland in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°30′N 4°49′E / 52.500°N 4.817°E / 52.500; 4.817Coordinates: 52°30′N 4°49′E / 52.500°N 4.817°E / 52.500; 4.817
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
Established1 January 1991
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorPeter Tange (GL)
Area
 • Total45.18 km2 (17.44 sq mi)
 • Land38.59 km2 (14.90 sq mi)
 • Water6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Elevation−1 m (−3 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total16,329
 • Density423/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
1456–1458, 1530–1534, 1546
Area code0299, 075
Websitewww.wormerland.nl

Population centresEdit

The municipality of Wormerland consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts:

It borders the municipalities of:

Local governmentEdit

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

  • PvdA - 4 - 25,21% - 1842 votes
  • GroenLinks - 4 - 19,86% - 1451 votes
  • Liberaal WL - 3 - 21,09% - 1541 votes
  • VVD - 3 - 17,13% - 1252 votes
  • CDA - 3 - 16,71% - 1221 votes

Sport facilitiesEdit

Soccer clubs:

  • WSV'30 (Wormer Sport Vereniging 1930) - Wormer
  • VV Jisp - Jisp
  • VV Knollendam - Oostknollendam
  • DZS (De Zilveren Schapen) - Neck/Wijdewormer
  • PSCK (Parochiële Sport Club Kalf) - Kalf (Located in Wijdewormer)
  • ZCFC (Zaandamse Christelijke Football club) - Zaandam (Located in Wijdewormer)

Notable peopleEdit

 
Piet de Wit, 1973
  • Tyman Arentsz. Cracht (ca.1590/1600 – 1646) painter who specialized in landscapes and history paintings
  • Ewald Kooiman (1938–2009) organist and professor of Romance languages
  • Martin Bosma (born 1964) politician and former journalist

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GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Samenstelling" [Members] (in Dutch). Gemeente Wormerland. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  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 1531NX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  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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