Montfoort

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Montfoort
Municipality
Montfoort city centre
Montfoort city centre
Flag of Montfoort
Flag
Coat of arms of Montfoort
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Montfoort in a municipal map of Utrecht
Location in Utrecht
Coordinates: 52°3′N 4°57′E / 52.050°N 4.950°E / 52.050; 4.950Coordinates: 52°3′N 4°57′E / 52.050°N 4.950°E / 52.050; 4.950
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Petra van Hartskamp (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 38.20 km2 (14.75 sq mi)
 • Land 37.69 km2 (14.55 sq mi)
 • Water 0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 2 m (7 ft)
Population (August 2017)[4]
 • Total 13,869
 • Density 368/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 3417, 3460–3461
Area code 0348
Website www.montfoort.nl

Montfoort (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɔntfoːrt] (About this sound listen)) is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. Montfoort received city rights in 1329.

Population centres[edit]

The municipality of Montfoort consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Achthoven-West, Achthoven-Oost, Blokland, Cattenbroek, Knollemanshoek, Linschoten, Mastwijk, Montfoort, Willeskop.

Topography[edit]

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Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Montfoort, June 2015

Old town hall of Montfoort

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "burgemeester E.L. (Bert) Jansen" [mayor E.L. (Bert) Jansen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Montfoort. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 3417JG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017. 

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