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Encyclopedia > Gelderland
Province of Gelderland
Provincie Gelderland
Flag of Gelderland Coat of Arms of Gelderland
Flag Coat of Arms
Location of Gelderland
Capital Arnhem
Queen's Commissioner Clemens Cornielje
Religion (1999) Protestant 31%
Catholic 29%
Area
 • Land
 • Water
 
4,975 km² (1st)
161 km²
Population (2005)
 • Total
 • Density

1,970,865 (4th)
393/km² (6th)
Inclusion {{{inclusion}}}
Anthem Ons Gelderland
ISO NL-GE
Official website www.gelderland.nl
Map of the Netherlands, with red dots marking the capitals of the provinces and black dots marking other notable cities
For the historical duchy also called Gelderland, see Guelders

Gelderland (pronunciation (help· info), English also Guelders) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country. The capital city is Arnhem. The two other major cities, Nijmegen and Apeldoorn have more inhabitants. Other major regional centers in Gelderland are Ede, Zutphen, Doetinchem, Harderwijk and Tiel. Image File history File links Gelderland-Flag. ... Image File history File links Gelderland_coat. ... Image File history File links Gelderland_position. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital) is the principal city or town associated with a countrys government. ... Arnhem is a municipality and a city in the east of the Netherlands, located on the Lower Rhine, and the capital of the Gelderland province. ... There are two levels of local government in The Netherlands, the provinces and the municipalities. ... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Map of the Netherlands, with provinces and capital cities See also Provinces of the Netherlands. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per volume. ... Map of the Netherlands, with provinces and capital cities See also Provinces of the Netherlands. ... Map of the Netherlands, with provinces and capital cities See also Provinces of the Netherlands. ... An anthem is a choral composition to an English religious text sung in church services. ... Ons Gelderland is the anthem of the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. ... ISO 3166-2 is the second part of the ISO 3166 standard. ... Download high resolution version (800x948, 116 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Netherlands Provinces of the Netherlands List of subnational entities List of islands of the Netherlands Ranked list of Dutch provinces Category:Maps of the Netherlands Categories: GFDL images ... Download high resolution version (800x948, 116 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Netherlands Provinces of the Netherlands List of subnational entities List of islands of the Netherlands Ranked list of Dutch provinces Category:Maps of the Netherlands Categories: GFDL images ... For the present province also called Guelders in English, see Gelderland. ... Image File history File links 065_Gelderland. ... The modern day Netherlands are divided into twelve provinces (provincies in Dutch), listed below with their capital city: Map of the Netherlands, with provinces and capital cities See also the ranked list of Dutch provinces // Structure A Dutch province represents the administrative layer in between the national government and the... Arnhem is a municipality and a city in the east of the Netherlands, located on the Lower Rhine, and the capital of the Gelderland province. ... Country Netherlands Province Gelderland Area 57. ... Apeldoorn ( â–¶ (help· info)) is a municipality and a town in in the province of Gelderland, about 26,5 miles east of Amersfoort, in central Netherlands. ... EDE or Equinox Desktop Environment is a small desktop environment that is meant to be simple and fast. ... Zutphen (old alternate spelling: Zutfen) is a municipality and a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands on the right bank of the IJssel at the influx of the Berkel, and a junction station 29 km by rail N.N.E. of Arnhem. ... Doetinchem (Low German: Deutekem) is a city and municipality in the east of the Netherlands. ... Harderwijk is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Tiel is a municipality and a town in the middle of the Netherlands. ...

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History

The current province of Gelderland covers about the area of three of the quarters of the historical Duchy of Guelders. Guelders was a county in the late 11th century and then a duchy in the Holy Roman Empire, including also parts of the province of present-day Limburg and the German District of Kleve (Cleves) with the city of Geldern, the city that was the original seat of the dukes. It became part of the Habsburg Netherlands in 1543, one of the Seventeen Provinces, though not one of the richer or more densely-populated. For the present province also called Guelders in English, see Gelderland. ... A duchy is a territory, fief, or domain ruled by a duke or duchess. ... The Holy Roman Empire and from the 16th century on also The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation was a political conglomeration of lands in Central Europe in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. ... Capital Maastricht Queens Commissioner L.J.P.M. (Leon) Frissen Religion (1999) Protestant 3% Catholic 80% Area  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water   2. ... Cleves (Kleve in German and these days also usually in English) is a Kreis (local-government district) in northwestern North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... Geldern is a city in the north-west of the federal state North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ... The Seventeen Provinces were a personal union of states in the Low Countries in the 16th century, roughly covering the current Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, a good part of the North of France (Artois, Nord) and a small part of Germany. ...


Municipalities

Currently (2006), the municipalities in Gelderland are as follows: All provinces of the Netherlands are divided into municipalities (gemeenten), together 467 (2005); among these we can distinguish: those comprising one main city, town or village with the same name as the municipality, and possibly some additional villages; for example Utrecht, comprising the city Utrecht and the villages De Meern...

See also Betuwe, Linge. Aalten is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Apeldoorn ( ▶ (help· info)) is a municipality and a town in in the province of Gelderland, about 26,5 miles east of Amersfoort, in central Netherlands. ... Arnhem is a municipality and a city in the east of the Netherlands, located on the Lower Rhine, and the capital of the Gelderland province. ... Barneveld is a town and municipality in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland. ... From January 1, 2005, Berkelland is a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Beuningen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Bronckhorst is the name of a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Brummen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Buren is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands and is strongly linked to the royal family. ... Culemborg is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Doesburg is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Doetinchem (Low German: Deutekem) is a city and municipality in the east of the Netherlands. ... Druten is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Duiven is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... EDE or Equinox Desktop Environment is a small desktop environment that is meant to be simple and fast. ... Elburg is a municipality and a city in eastern Netherlands. ... Epe is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Ermelo is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland. ... Geldermalsen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Groenlo is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Groesbeek is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Harderwijk is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Hattem is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Heerde is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Heumen is a municipality and a village in the eastern Netherlands. ... Lingewaal is a municipality in the middle of the Netherlands. ... Lingewaard is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Lochem is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Maasdriel is a municipality in the province of Gelderland, in the eastern Netherlands. ... Millingen aan de Rijn is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Montferland is a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Neder-Betuwe (until 2003 called Kesteren) is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Neerijnen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Nijkerk is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland. ... Country Netherlands Province Gelderland Area 57. ... Nunspeet is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Oldebroek is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Oude IJsselstreek is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Overbetuwe is a municipality in the province of Gelderland in the eastern Netherlands. ... Putten ( (help· info)) is a municipality and a town in the middle Netherlands. ... Renkum is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Rheden is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Rijnwaarden is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Rozendaal is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... This article is about the town in Gelderland. ... Tiel is a municipality and a town in the middle of the Netherlands. ... Ubbergen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Voorst is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Wageningen is a municipality and a historical town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Gelderland. ... West Maas en Waal is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Westervoort is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Wijchen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Winterswijk is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Zaltbommel is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Zevenaar is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Zutphen (old alternate spelling: Zutfen) is a municipality and a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands on the right bank of the IJssel at the influx of the Berkel, and a junction station 29 km by rail N.N.E. of Arnhem. ... Satellite image of the upper part of the Rhine-Meuse delta showing the Betuwe region (5). ... Linge is a river in the Betuwe that is over 100 km long, which makes it the longest river in the Netherlands. ...


Municipalities abolished on 1 Jan 2005

The following municipalities were abolished on 1 January 2005; see further [1](in Dutch) for more detailed information on these changes. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


These municipalities were merged with neighbouring ones:

These municipalities were merged and given a new name: Angerlo is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Zevenaar is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Aalten is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Aalten is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Lochem is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Lochem is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Lichtenvoorde is a town in the Netherlands, in the municipality of Oost Gelre. ... Groenlo is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Warnsveld is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Zutphen (old alternate spelling: Zutfen) is a municipality and a town in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands on the right bank of the IJssel at the influx of the Berkel, and a junction station 29 km by rail N.N.E. of Arnhem. ... Doetinchem (Low Saxon: Deutekem) is a city and municipality in the east of the Netherlands. ... Doetinchem (Low German: Deutekem) is a city and municipality in the east of the Netherlands. ...

Borculo is a former municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands, in the Province of Gelderland. ... Eibergen is a former municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands in an area called Achterhoek. ... From January 1, 2005, Berkelland is a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Ruurlo is a former municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... From January 1, 2005, Berkelland is a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Bronckhorst is the name of a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Bronckhorst is the name of a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Steenderen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Bronckhorst is the name of a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Bronckhorst is the name of a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Bronckhorst is the name of a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... Bergh is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Didam is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Montferland is a municipality in Gelderland, the Netherlands. ... New municipality; the articles have been provisionally merged. ... New municipality; the articles have been provisionally merged. ... Oude IJsselstreek is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ...

External links

  • interactive province map showing subdivision in municipalities, link for each municipality to basic data page
  • ditto, more up-to-date, but the map is not interactive
  • Detailed map - the map shows streets and buildings; it does not show street names, but one can search for a street name, and the street will then be marked; one can also get a list of all streets in a town.
Provinces of the Netherlands Flag of the Netherlands
Drenthe | Flevoland | Friesland | Gelderland | Groningen | Limburg | North Brabant | North Holland | Overijssel | South Holland | Utrecht | Zeeland

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