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Apeldoorn

municipality in the Netherlands

Apeldoorn is a city in Gelderland in the Netherlands. It has about 160,000 inhabitants. The Het Loo Palace is in Apeldoorn. This was summer home of the Dutch Royal family.[6]

Apeldoorn
Former town hall in 2012
Former town hall in 2012
Flag of Apeldoorn
Flag
Coat of arms of Apeldoorn
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Apeldoorn in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°13′N 5°58′E / 52.217°N 5.967°E / 52.217; 5.967Coordinates: 52°13′N 5°58′E / 52.217°N 5.967°E / 52.217; 5.967
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorJohn Berends (CDA)
Area
 • Municipality341.15 km2 (131.72 sq mi)
 • Land339.91 km2 (131.24 sq mi)
 • Water1.24 km2 (0.48 sq mi)
Elevation16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (Municipality, August 2017; Urban and Metro, May 2014)[4][5]
 • Municipality160,852
 • Density473/km2 (1,230/sq mi)
 • Urban
157,679
 • Metro
213,899
Demonym(s)Apeldoornaar, Apeldoorner, Apeldorenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
3888, 7300–7381
Area code055, 0577
Websitewww.apeldoorn.nl

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Burgemeester John Berends" [Mayor John Berends] (in Dutch). Gemeente Apeldoorn. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. "Postcodetool for 7311LG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  6. "Apeldoorn - History - The Liberation Of The Netherlands - Anniversaries And Features - Veterans Affairs Canada". veterans.gc.ca. 2014 [last update]. Retrieved 26 January 2014. Check date values in: |year= (help)