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Lake Vuntus in Wijdemeren
Wijdemeren vlag.svg
Coat of arms of Wijdemeren.svg
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Wijdemeren in a municipal map of North Holland
Location in North Holland
Coordinates: 52°12′N 5°9′E / 52.2, 5.15Coordinates: 52°12′N 5°9′E / 52.2, 5.15
Country Netherlands
Province North Holland
Established 1 January 2002[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Martijn Smit (PvdA)
 • Total 76.36 km2 (29.48 sq mi)
 • Land 47.86 km2 (18.48 sq mi)
 • Water 28.50 km2 (11.00 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 1 m (3 ft)
Population (May 2013)[5]
 • Total 23,218
 • Density 485/km2 (1,260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 1230–1244, 1394, 3625
Area code 0294, 035

Wijdemeren (Loudspeaker pronunciation ) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.

Population centres Edit

The municipality of Wijdemeren consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Ankeveen, Boomhoek, Breukeleveen, 's-Graveland, Kortenhoef, Muyeveld, Nederhorst den Berg, Nieuw-Loosdrecht, Oud-Loosdrecht.



Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Wijdemeren, 2013.

Local government Edit

The municipal council of Wijdemeren consists of 19 seats, which are divided (since March 2010) as follows:

  • Dorpsbelangen - 9 seats
  • CDA - 3 seats
  • VVD - 3 seats
  • PvdA - 2 seats
  • D66 - 1 seats
  • GroenLinks - 1 seats


External links Edit

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