Weststellingwerf
Weststellingwerf city hall
Weststellingwerf city hall
Flag of Weststellingwerf
Flag
Coat of arms of Weststellingwerf
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Weststellingwerf in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 52°53′N 6°0′E / 52.883°N 6.000°E / 52.883; 6.000Coordinates: 52°53′N 6°0′E / 52.883°N 6.000°E / 52.883; 6.000
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceFriesland
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAndré van de Nadort (PvdA)
Area
 • Total228.45 km2 (88.21 sq mi)
 • Land221.19 km2 (85.40 sq mi)
 • Water7.26 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Elevation2 m (7 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total25,713
 • Density116/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8388–8398, 8470–8489
Area code0527, 0561
Websitewww.weststellingwerf.nl

Weststellingwerf (About this soundpronunciation , Stellingwarfs: Weststellingwarf / Stellingwarf-Westaende) is a municipality in the province of Friesland in the northern Netherlands. It is one of the municipalities of Friesland, where the spoken language is not West Frisian; instead, Stellingwerfs, a dialect of Dutch Low Saxon, is spoken here.

Population centres

Blesdijke, Boijl, De Blesse, De Hoeve, Langelille, Munnekeburen, Nijeholtpade, Nijeholtwolde, Nijelamer, Nijetrijne, Noordwolde, Oldeholtpade, Oldeholtwolde, Oldelamer, Oldetrijne, Oosterstreek, Peperga, Scherpenzeel, Slijkenburg, Sonnega, Spanga, Steggerda, Ter Idzard, Vinkega, Wolvega, Zandhuizen.

Topography

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Weststellingwerf, 2013.

Wolvega

Wolvega is the capital city of Weststellingwerf.

Transportation

Railway Station: Wolvega

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Burgemeester G. van Klaveren" [Burgemeester G. van Klaveren] (in Dutch). Gemeente Weststellingwerf. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 8471KR". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. ^ 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Volume 25, Stuyvesant, Peter retrieved 31 May 2019

External links

  • Media related to Weststellingwerf at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
  • News and events,Weststellingwerf (Dutch website)