Dongeradeel

Dongeradeel

Dongeradiel
Canal through Dokkum
Canal through Dokkum
Flag of Dongeradeel
Flag
Coat of arms of Dongeradeel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Dongeradeel in a municipal map of Friesland
Location in Friesland
Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°0′E / 53.333°N 6.000°E / 53.333; 6.000Coordinates: 53°20′N 6°0′E / 53.333°N 6.000°E / 53.333; 6.000
Country Netherlands
Province Friesland
Established 1 January 1984
Merged 2019
Area
[1]
 • Total 266.92 km2 (103.06 sq mi)
 • Land 167.21 km2 (64.56 sq mi)
 • Water 99.71 km2 (38.50 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
4 m (13 ft)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9100–9156
Area code 0519
Website www.dongeradeel.nl

Dongeradeel (About this soundpronunciation , West Frisian: Dongeradiel) is a former municipality in the northern Netherlands. In 2019 it merged with the municipalities of Ferwerderadiel and Kollumerland en Nieuwkruisland to form the new municipality Noardeast-Fryslân.

History

Dongeradeel was created in 1984 from the merging of the old municipalities Westdongeradeel, Oostdongeradeel, and Dokkum. The new municipality is still colloquially referred to in the plural, "de Dongeradelen".

Population centres

Aalsum, Anjum, Bornwird, Brantgum, Dokkum, Ee, Engwierum, Foudgum, Hantum, Hantumeruitburen, Hantumhuizen, Hiaure, Holwerd, Jouswier, Lioessens, Metslawier, Moddergat, Morra, Nes, Niawier, Oosternijkerk, Oostmahorn, Oostrum, Paesens, Raard, Ternaard, Waaxens, Wetsens, Wierum.

Topography

Gem-Dongeradeel-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Dongeradeel, June 2015.

Notable people

Hans Willem, Baron van Aylva
Theo Hiddema, 2018

References

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 9101LP". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  3. ^ "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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