Heerde

Heerde (pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. Compared to the rest of the Netherlands, Heerde is fairly religious, as are many of the towns and cities in the Veluwe region.

Heerde
Heerde town hall

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Coat of arms
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°23′N 6°3′E
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
  BodyMunicipal council
  MayorJacqueline Koops-Scheele (ChristenUnie)
Area
  Total80.42 km2 (31.05 sq mi)
  Land78.75 km2 (30.41 sq mi)
  Water1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Elevation7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[3]
  Total18,591
  Density236/km2 (610/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Heerdenaar, Heerder
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8180–8194
Area code038, 0578
Websitewww.heerde.nl

Population centres

Politics

The municipal council consists of 17 seats, which have been divided as follows since 2014:

  • CU-SGP - 4 seats
  • CDA - 4 seats
  • Municipal Interest Farmers Party Heerde - 3 seats
  • VVD - 2 seats
  • PvdA - 2 seats
  • D66-GL - 2 seats

Sport

The municipality has five amateur soccer clubs: vv Heerde,[4] SEH, WZC Wapenveld, vv Wapenveld and Vevo.

Topography

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Heerde, June 2015.

Notable residents

References

  1. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. "Postcodetool for 8181JE". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  3. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-01. Retrieved 2007-01-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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