Westerveld
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Westerveld
Westerveld
Town of Dwingeloo
Town of Dwingeloo
Flag of Westerveld
Flag
Coat of arms of Westerveld
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Westerveld in a municipal map of Drenthe
Location in Drenthe
Coordinates: 52°52?N 6°19?E / 52.867°N 6.317°E / 52.867; 6.317Coordinates: 52°52?N 6°19?E / 52.867°N 6.317°E / 52.867; 6.317
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceDrenthe
Established1 January 1998[1]
Government
 o BodyMunicipal council
 o MayorRikus Jager (CDA)
Area
 o Total282.74 km2 (109.17 sq mi)
 o Land278.35 km2 (107.47 sq mi)
 o Water4.39 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Elevation8 m (26 ft)
Population
(January 2019)[5]
 o Total19,348
 o Density70/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
Parts of 7000 and 8000 range
Area code0521, 0561
Websitegemeentewesterveld.nl

Westerveld (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality in the northeastern Netherlands.

The municipality Westerveld was established in 1998 out of the municipalities of Diever, Dwingeloo, Havelte, and Vledder. Westerveld is crossed by a channel, the Drentsche Hoofdvaart. There are also two National Parks situated in the municipality, the Drents-Friese Wold and Dwingelerveld.

Population centres

Dwingeloo is a town halfway between Meppel and Assen. The radio telescope of the Dwingeloo Radio Observatory is located on the edge of the Dwingeloo Heath, 3 km (2 mi) south of the village.

Topography

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Westerveld, 2013.

Notable people

Hans Hugenholtz, 1961

Sport

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1998" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1998]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Samenstelling van het college van burgemeester en wethouders" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Westerveld. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 7981EL". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 7 June 2019

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