Kampen, Overijssel

Kampen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkɑmpən] ( listen)) is a municipality, a ceety an an auld Hanseatic ceety at the lawer reaches o the river IJssel in the Dutch province o Overijssel.

Kampen
Kampen ceety centre wi the Bovenkerk in the centre
Kampen ceety centre wi the Bovenkerk in the centre
Banner o Kampen
Banner
Coat o airms o Kampen
Coat o airms
Location in Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°33′N 5°55′E / 52.550°N 5.917°E / 52.550; 5.917Coordinates: 52°33′N 5°55′E / 52.550°N 5.917°E / 52.550; 5.917
KintraNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
Govrenment
 • BodiMunicipal cooncil
 • MayorBort Koelewijn (CU)
Area
 • Total161.79 km2 (62.47 sq mi)
 • Land142.64 km2 (55.07 sq mi)
 • Water19.15 km2 (7.39 sq mi)
Elevation1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Tot53,063
 • Density372/km2 (960/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Kampenaar, Kamper
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8260–8279
Aurie code038
Wabsteidwww.kampen.nl

GovernmentEedit

Twin towns — sister ceetiesEedit

Kampen is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Burgemeester drs. mr. B. Koelewijn" (in Dutch). Gemeente Kampen. Retrieved 30 March 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 8261DD". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.