Borsele

municipality in the Netherlands

Borsele, Zeelandic: Bossele, is a municipality on the former island of Zuid-Beveland, Province of Zeeland, the Netherlands.

Borsele
Church in Ovezande
Church in Ovezande
Flag of Borsele
Flag
Coat of arms of Borsele
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Borsele in a municipal map of Zeeland
Location in Zeeland
Coordinates: 51°26′N 3°49′E / 51.433°N 3.817°E / 51.433; 3.817Coordinates: 51°26′N 3°49′E / 51.433°N 3.817°E / 51.433; 3.817
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceZeeland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorGerben Dijksterhuis (ChristianUnion)
Area
 • Total194.52 km2 (75.10 sq mi)
 • Land141.57 km2 (54.66 sq mi)
 • Water52.95 km2 (20.44 sq mi)
Elevation2 m (7 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total22,800
 • Density161/km2 (420/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Borsselaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
4430–4456
Area code0113
Websitewww.borsele.nl

About 23,000 people were living in Borsele in 2017.

South of the municipality lies the Western Scheldt.

The north entrance of the Western Scheldt Tunnel is in Borsele.

Borssele Nuclear Power Station is also situated in the municipality.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Samenstelling College van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Borsele. Archived from the original on 11 December 2013. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Postcodetool for 4441AT". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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