Twenterand

municipality in the Netherlands

Twenterand is a municipality in the province of Overijssel, the Netherlands. About 34,000 people were living there in 2021.

Twenterand
Tweanteraand
Municipality
Vriezenveen, ophaalbrug in straatzicht foto4 2014-10-04 14.20.jpg
Flag of Twenterand
Coat of arms of Twenterand
Location
Location
Map
Map
Coordinates: 52°24′N 6°37′E / 52.400°N 6.617°E / 52.400; 6.617
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
RegionSalland, Twente
Established2003
SeatVriezenveen
Area
 • Total108.14 km2 (41.75 sq mi)
 • Land106.17 km2 (40.99 sq mi)
 • Water1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total33,792
 • Density318/km2 (820/sq mi)
Websitewww.twenterand.nl

It was created from the former municipalities of Den Ham and Vriezenveen on 1 January 2001. The new municipality was called Vriezenveen but renamed in Twenterand in 2003.

Twenterand lies partially in Twente region (Vriezenveen area) and partially in Salland region (Den Ham area, except eastern Vroomshoop). Administratively the municipality belongs to Twente region.

ReferencesEdit