Doetinchem

municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands

Doetinchem (Achterhooks: Deutekem in the city or Dörkum in the region) is a municipality and city in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. About 58,000 people were living there in 2021.

Doetinchem
Deutekem / Dörkum
Flag of Doetinchem
Coat of arms of Doetinchem
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 51°58′N 6°17′E / 51.967°N 6.283°E / 51.967; 6.283
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
RegionAchterhoek, Liemers
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorMark Boumans (VVD)
Area
 • Total79.66 km2 (30.76 sq mi)
 • Land79.05 km2 (30.52 sq mi)
 • Water0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2019)[4]
 • Total57,555
 • Density728/km2 (1,890/sq mi)
DemonymDoetinchemmer
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7001–7009, 7011, 7031
Area code0314, 0315
Websitewww.doetinchem.nl

The city lies in the Achterhoek region. The Oude IJssel river flows through Doetinchem.

It got city rights in 1236.

The former municipality of Wehl joined Doetinchem in 2005.

References

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  1. "Samenstelling college". Gemeente Doetinchem (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Postcodetool". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 February 2022.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.