Oost Gelre

municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands

Oost Gelre is a municipality found in the Dutch province of Gelderland. In 2019, 29,704 people lived there.

Oost Gelre
The monumental post office in Groenlo
The monumental post office in Groenlo
Flag of Oost Gelre
Flag
Coat of arms of Oost Gelre
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Oost Gelre in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567Coordinates: 51°59′N 6°34′E / 51.983°N 6.567°E / 51.983; 6.567
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAnnette Bronsvoort (PvdA)
Area
 • Total110.44 km2 (42.64 sq mi)
 • Land109.93 km2 (42.44 sq mi)
 • Water0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation21 m (69 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total29,704
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7130–7141, 7263
Area code0544
Websitewww.oostgelre.nl

It was created on 1 January 2005 from the former municipalities of Groenlo and Lichtenvoorde, which was called Groenlo until 19 May 2006.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Oost Gelre. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  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 7131CM". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.