Westerkwartier (municipality)

Westerkwartier is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Groningen.

Westerkwartier

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Location in Groningen
Coordinates: 53°13′30″N 6°21′10″E
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGroningen
Government
  BodyMunicipal council
  MayorArd van der Tuuk
Area
  Total368.87 km2 (142.42 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2019)[2]
  Total63,031
  Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.westerkwartier.nl

The municipality was formed on 1 January 2019, by the merger of the municipalities of Grootegast, Leek, Marum, Zuidhorn and partly Winsum.[3]

References

  1. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  3. "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2019". CBS (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 November 2019.
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