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Flag of Deventer
Flag
Coat of arms of Deventer
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Deventer in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°15′N 6°9′E / 52.250°N 6.150°E / 52.250; 6.150Coordinates: 52°15′N 6°9′E / 52.250°N 6.150°E / 52.250; 6.150
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAndries Heidema (CU)
Area
 • Total134.33 km2 (51.87 sq mi)
 • Land131.23 km2 (50.67 sq mi)
Elevation9 m (30 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total98,510
 • Density733.34/km2 (1,899.35/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7400–7438
Websitewww.deventer.nl

Deventer is a city in the east of the Netherlands. It has about 97,000 inhabitants. It was founded by Lebuinus around 768. He built a wooden church there.

Sources

  1. "Burgemeester ir. A.P. Heidema" (in Dutch). Gemeente Deventer. http://www.deventer.nl/besturen/burgemeester-wethouders/college-van-burgemeester-en-wethouders-1/2009/7/2/burgemeester-ir-a-p-heidema. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" (in Dutch). CBS Statline. CBS. 2 July 2013. http://statline.cbs.nl. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. "Postcodetool for 7411KT" (in Dutch). Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland. Het Waterschapshuis. http://www.ahn.nl/postcodetool. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" (in Dutch). CBS Statline. CBS. 27 October 2017. http://statline.cbs.nl/StatWeb/publication/?DM=SLNL&PA=37230NED&D1=17-18&D2=57-650&D3=l&LA=EN&HDR=T&STB=G1,G2&VW=T. Retrieved 27 October 2017.