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De Ronde Venen

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De Ronde Venen

De Ronde Venen
Municipality
Vinkeveen town centre
Vinkeveen town centre
Flag of De Ronde Venen
Flag
Coat of arms of De Ronde Venen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of De Ronde Venen in a municipal map of Utrecht
Location in Utrecht
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Established 1 January 1989
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Maarten Divendal (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 116.98 km2 (45.17 sq mi)
 • Land 100.77 km2 (38.91 sq mi)
 • Water 16.21 km2 (6.26 sq mi)
Elevation[3] −2 m (−7 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 42,654
 • Density 423/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode Parts of 1300, 1400 and 3600 ranges
Area code 0294, 0297
Website .nl.derondevenenwww

De Ronde Venen (   ) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. On 1 January 2011, the municipality of Abcoude was amalgamated into De Ronde Venen.

Contents

  • Population centres 1
    • Topography 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Population centres

The municipality of De Ronde Venen consists of the villages Abcoude, Amstelhoek, De Hoef, Baambrugge, Mijdrecht, Vinkeveen, Waverveen, and Wilnis, and a number of hamlets, such as Aan de Zuwe, Achterbos, and Stokkelaarsbrug.

Topography

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of De Ronde Venen, June 2015

References

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External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
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