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Basic information about Flevoland
Flevoland ([ˈfleːvoːˌlɑnt]) is a province of the Netherlands. Located in the centre of the country, at the location of the former Zuiderzee, the province was established on 1 January 1986; the twelfth province of the country, with Lelystad as its capital. The province has approximately 403,280 inhabitants (2015) and consists of 6 municipalities.
Cities, towns & villages in Flevoland
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Almere HavenAlmere Haven is the oldest borough of Almere (although the first houses of Almere were built in the neighborhood now known as Oostvaardersdiep in Almere Buiten). Although Almere Haven does not have its own railway station, but it is well-connected to Amsterdam and the rest of Almere by a good bus rapid transit system. Almere Haven has a small harbour, as well as a marina and is surrounded by large forests of poplars containing buzzards, foxes, small deer, and owls. The closest forests are Beginbos and Waterlandsebos. Show Almere Havenon the map
Almere PoortAlmere Poort is a borough (stadsdeel) of Almere, Netherlands. It is the newest part of what is a new city itself, with the first building completed only in 2005. Although Almere is a planned city, Almere Poort was not in the original city plans, but is rather a result of revised urban planning in accordance to Almere's more recent development plans assuming much higher target population and more prominent role as a satellite urban centre to Amsterdam. Show Almere Poorton the map
TollebeekTollebeek (52°41′N 5°41′E / 52.683°N 5.683°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Noordoostpolder, and is approximately 90 kilometres north east of Amsterdam. Tollebeek is one of ten villages in the Noordoostpolder (literally: North East Polder) which was reclaimed from the Zuiderzee (now: IJsselmeer) in the 1930s and 1940s as part of a huge project known as the 'Zuiderzeewerken' ('Zuiderzee works') to create new land to accommodate growing need for farmland and new urban areas in the already densely populated country. Show Tollebeekon the map
MiddelbuurtSchokland (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsxɔklɑnt]) is a former island in the Dutch Zuiderzee, in the municipality of Noordoostpolder. Schokland was an elongated strip of peat land which ceased to be an island when the Noordoostpolder was reclaimed from the sea in 1942. It is now just a slightly elevated part of the polder, with a still partly intact retaining wall of the waterfront of Middelbuurt. On 1 April 2014, it had 8 inhabitants, but according to Statistics Netherlands there are five people living on the former island. Show Middelbuurton the map
UrkUrk (Dutch pronunciation: [ɵrk] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Flevoland province in the central Netherlands. Urk is first mentioned in historical records dating to the 10th century, when it was still an island in the Almere, a lake that would become part of the Zuiderzee in the 13th century after a series of incursions by the North Sea. In 1939, a dike from the mainland to Urk ended the town's island status, just as the Afsluitdijk project was changing the salt water Zuiderzee surrounding Urk to the less saline IJsselmeer. Later in the 20th century, seabed areas surrounding Urk were reclaimed from the sea and became the Noordoostpolder. Show Urkon the map
ZeewoldeZeewolde () is a municipality and a town in the Flevoland province in the central Netherlands. It has a population of approximately 20,000. It is situated in the polder of Flevoland with the small lake called the Wolderwijd to the east. To the south is a large deciduous forest called the Horsterwold. The area to the west is principally agricultural. Zeewolde is known for its landscape and nature art; the most well-known art work is Sea Level by Richard Serra, located in the Landschapspark De Wetering. Edinburgh Rugby players and brothers Tim and Sep Visser come from Zeewolde. Show Zeewoldeon the map
BiddinghuizenBiddinghuizen (Dutch pronunciation: is a village in the municipality of Dronten in the Netherlands. It is situated in the center of the province of Flevoland, about 13 km north of the city of Harderwijk. On 1 January 2016, the village had 6,205 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 1.93 km2 (0.75 sq mi), and contained 1,995 residences. Biddinghuizen is home of the annual Lowlands Festival and Defqon.1 Festival and Biddinghuizen contains the theme park Walibi Holland. The ultra athlete Ria Buiten is from Biddinghuizen. Show Biddinghuizenon the map
Almere BuitenAlmere Buiten is a district in the municipality of Almere in the Dutch province of Flevoland. The district houses 49.552 (2006) residents. Almere Buiten is made up of the following neighbourhoods: Bloemenbuurt, Bouwmeesterbuurt, Eilandenbuurt, Faunabuurt, Landgoederenbuurt, Molenbuurt, Oostvaardersbuurt, Regenboogbuurt, Stripheldenbuurt, Seizoenenbuurt, Indischebuurt and Sieradenbuurt. De Vaart, Buitenvaart and Poldervlak are industrial areas. Show Almere Buitenon the map
Almere StadAlmere Stad is a district of the city Almere in the Dutch province Flevoland. The first houses in Almere Stad were finished in 1980. Nowadays there are several residential areas, offices, industrial areas, parks, and a lake. The city hall as well as a regional hospital are located in Almere Stad. In March 2006, the first shops in the new city centre were opened. This new city centre has been designed by Rem Koolhaas and hosts an attractive waterfront, a state of the art cinema, a theatre, several retail outlets, restaurants and apartments. Show Almere Stadon the map
RuttenRutten (52°48′N 5°42′E / 52.800°N 5.700°E) is a village in the central Netherlands. It is located in Noordoostpolder, Flevoland, about 8 km northwest of Emmeloord. In 2001, the built-up area of the village was 0.2 km², and contained 292 residences. Rutten has an amateur soccer club called Rutten Komt Op (RKO), a tennis club called TCR, a volleyball club called Rutten '88, a cue sports club, rowing sports teams, a Motor Club called MC NOP, and a ice skate club called STC Rutten. Show Ruttenon the map
LuttelgeestLuttelgeest (52°45′N 5°51′E / 52.750°N 5.850°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Noordoostpolder, and was created in 1950 as one of ten planned villages around the new city of Emmeloord. In 2001, Luttelgeest had 681 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.16 km², and contained 278 residences. Show Luttelgeeston the map
LelystadLelystad (Dutch: [ˈleːlistɑt] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a city in the centre of the Netherlands, and it is the capital of the province of Flevoland. The city, built on reclaimed land, was founded in 1967 and was named after Cornelis Lely, who engineered the Afsluitdijk, making the reclamation possible. Lelystad is approximately 3 metres (9.8 feet) below sea level. Show Lelystadon the map
KraggenburgKraggenburg is a settlement in the Noordoostpolder area of the Netherlands, with 1500 inhabitants. The village is situated south east of the regional town Emmeloord. Kraggenburg got her name from a former lighthouse that is named Oud Kraggenburg. It belongs to the oldest buildings of the reclaimed land area called Noordoostpolder, see also Schokland. Show Kraggenburgon the map
EspelEspel is one of the so-called green villages (Dutch: groendorpen) in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It lies in the municipality of Noordoostpolder next to a crossroads where provincial road N712 from Urk to Lemmer intersects with road N714 to Emmeloord, roughly 6 km to the east. Show Espelon the map
SwifterbantSwifterbant (Dutch pronunciation: is a town in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Dronten, and lies about 13 km northeast of Lelystad. On 1 January 2014, Swifterbant had 6475 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 2.42 km2 (0.93 sq mi), and contained 2350 residences. Show Swifterbanton the map
NageleNagele (52°39′N 5°44′E / 52.650°N 5.733°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Noordoostpolder, and lies about 10 km south of Emmeloord. In 2001, Nagele had 1037 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.61 km², and contained 481 residences. Show Nageleon the map
EnsEns (52°38′N 5°50′E / 52.633°N 5.833°E) is a village in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Noordoostpolder, and lies about 10 km southeast of Emmeloord. In 2001, Ens had 2106 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.57 km², and contained 846 residences. Show Enson the map
MarknesseMarknesse is a village in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Noordoostpolder, and lies about 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) east of Emmeloord. In 2001, Marknesse had 2799 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.88 square kilometres (0.34 sq mi), and contained 1123 residences. Show Marknesseon the map
CreilCreil is one of the ten so-called green villages (Dutch: groendorpen) in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Noordoostpolder, and lies about 6 km northwest of Emmeloord. Show Creilon the map
BantBant is one of the so-called green villages (Dutch: groendorpen) in the Dutch province of Flevoland. It is a part of the municipality of Noordoostpolder, and lies about 7 km north of Emmeloord. Show Banton the map
DrontenDronten () is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Flevoland. It had population of 40,363 in 2014. Show Drontenon the map
EmmeloordEmmeloord is the administrative center of the municipality of Noordoostpolder, Flevoland, Netherlands. Show Emmeloordon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Flevoland
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Gemeente AlmereAlmere (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑlˈmeːrə] (13px listen)) is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde. The municipality of Almere compromises 6 official districts and boroughs. These are the districts Almere Stad (which is further split up into Almere Stad Oost, Almere Stad West and Almere Centrum), Almere Buiten and Almere Pampus (which is currently being designed), and the boroughs of Almere Haven, Almere Hout and Almere Poort. 4 of them also feature official district/borough offices. Furthermore, it also compromises of the unofficial historic district and neighborhood Oostvaardersdiep, which has an active semi-self-governing community, and the planned district of Almere Oosterwold.Show on map
Gemeente UrkUrk (Dutch pronunciation: [ɵrk] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a town in the Flevoland province in the central Netherlands. Urk is first mentioned in historical records dating to the 10th century, when it was still an island in the Almere, a lake that would become part of the Zuiderzee in the 13th century after a series of incursions by the North Sea. In 1939, a dike from the mainland to Urk ended the town's island status, just as the Afsluitdijk project was changing the salt water Zuiderzee surrounding Urk to the less saline IJsselmeer. Later in the 20th century, seabed areas surrounding Urk were reclaimed from the sea and became the Noordoostpolder.Show on map
Gemeente ZeewoldeZeewolde () is a municipality and a town in the Flevoland province in the central Netherlands. It has a population of approximately 20,000. It is situated in the polder of Flevoland with the small lake called the Wolderwijd to the east. To the south is a large deciduous forest called the Horsterwold. The area to the west is principally agricultural. Zeewolde is known for its landscape and nature art; the most well-known art work is Sea Level by Richard Serra, located in the Landschapspark De Wetering. Edinburgh Rugby players and brothers Tim and Sep Visser come from Zeewolde.Show on map
Gemeente NoordoostpolderNoordoostpolder (13px listen), English: North-East Polder) is a municipality in the Flevoland province in the central Netherlands. Formerly, it was also called Urker Land. Emmeloord is the administrative center, located in the heart of the Noordoostpolder. The municipality has the largest land area in the Netherlands. (Lelystad and Terschelling both technically have more total area, but in both cases it is mostly water area.) For history see Zuiderzee Works.Show on map
Gemeente LelystadLelystad (Dutch: [ˈleːlistɑt] (13px listen)) is a municipality and a city in the centre of the Netherlands, and it is the capital of the province of Flevoland. The city, built on reclaimed land, was founded in 1967 and was named after Cornelis Lely, who engineered the Afsluitdijk, making the reclamation possible. Lelystad is approximately 3 metres (9.8 feet) below sea level.Show on map
Provincie FlevolandFlevoland (Dutch pronunciation: (13px listen)) is the twelfth province of the Netherlands. It is located in the centre of the country, where the former Zuiderzee was. Flevoland was established on 1 January 1986, when the southern and eastern Flevopolders were merged into one province. Almost all of the land belonging to the province was only reclaimed in the 1950s and '60s. The province has about 403,280 inhabitants (2015) and consists of 6 municipalities. Its capital is Lelystad.Show on map
Gemeente DrontenDronten () is a municipality and a town in the central Netherlands, in the province of Flevoland. It had population of 40,363 in 2014.Show on map
Different buildings in Flevoland
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Station Almere OostvaardersAlmere Oostvaarders is a railway station in Almere, Netherlands. It is located 29 km east of Amsterdam, on the Amsterdam - Almere - Lelystad main line. It is approximately 3 km northeast of the Almere city centre. Almere Oostvaarders railway station opened on 12 December 2004. Before the station was built the commuter train Amsterdam-Almere Oostvaarders terminated at Almere Buiten. The four tracks at Almere Oostvaarders were used by the driver walking through the train to start a service again at Almere Buiten.Show on map
Station Almere BuitenAlmere Buiten is a railway station in Almere, Netherlands. It is located approximately 27 km east of Amsterdam. The station is located on the Weesp–Lelystad railway, connecting Weesp and Lelystad Centrum. The station was opened in 1987 when the line Weesp - Lelystad Centrum was built. In 1987 Almere Centrum and Almere Muziekwijk stations also opened before the Almere Buiten - Lelystad section was completed in 1988.Show on map
Station Almere CentrumAlmere Centrum is a railway station in Almere, Netherlands. It is located approximately 22 kilometres east of Amsterdam. The station lies on the Weesp–Lelystad railway. Almere Centrum is located in central Almere: a new town established in 1976 on land reclaimed from the sea (cf. Flevoland). Almere Centrum has two platforms and four tracks, and was opened in 1987 following the completion of the Flevolijn between Weesp railway station and Lelystad Centrum. The station's original name was Almere Central Station (CS), but it was renamed in 1999 to Almere Centrum.Show on map
Station Almere MuziekwijkAlmere Muziekwijk is a railway station in Almere, Netherlands. It is located approximately 20 km southeast of Amsterdam. It is on the Weesp–Lelystad railway. The station was opened in 1987 when the line Weesp - Lelystad Centrum was built. In 1987 Almere Centrum and Almere Buiten stations opened before the Almere Buiten - Lelystad section was completed in 1988. Almere has become a commuter city for Amsterdam. On 7 July 2008, there were 184,405 people living in Almere.Show on map
Station Almere ParkwijkAlmere Parkwijk is a railway station which lies in Almere, in the Netherlands. It is located approximately 24 km east of Amsterdam. It is on the Weesp–Lelystad railway. The station is on the newest polder in the Netherlands, the Flevopolder which is in the Flevoland province. The station was opened on 1 February 1996. Although the station was built 9 years after the other Almere stations it is styled in the same way as Almere Muziekwijk and Almere Buiten.Show on map
Station Almere PoortAlmere Poort is a railway station in Almere, Netherlands. It is located on the Flevolijn. It replaced Almere Strand railway station as the city's sixth railway station. The opening of the station, initially planned for 2007, took place on 9 December 2012. The station serves the new borough Almere Poort which is also under development since 2007 and will have 11,000 dwellings when it is finished.Show on map
Station Lelystad CentrumLelystad Centrum is a railway station in the town of Lelystad, Netherlands. The station is on the Flevolijn and Hanzelijn and the train services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The station was opened on 28 May 1988 after the extension from Almere Buiten was completed. The station was doubled in size to 4 platforms to accommodate the increase in trains following the opening of the Hanzelijn on 9 December 2012.Show on map
PoldertorenThe Poldertoren is a water tower at the town center of Emmeloord, Netherlands. The Dutch name Poldertoren could be translated as Polder Tower. The 65-meter tower was built in 1959 and has a large carillon. The tower is no longer in use as a water tower. The owner of the tower was the water company, Vitens, but since 2005 the municipality of Noordoostpolder has owned the tower. A replica of this watertower exists in Japan.Show on map
Lelystad AirportLelystad Airport (IATA: LEY, ICAO: EHLE) is an airport 3.5 NM (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) south southeast of the city of Lelystad in the Netherlands. It is the biggest general aviation airport in the Netherlands. The first flights were in 1971 and it became an official airport in 1973. Schiphol Group became owner of the airport in 1993. It is home to the aviation museum Aviodrome, which has a former KLM Boeing 747-300 on display.Show on map
Noordoostpolder AirportNoordoostpolder Airport was a small airport located near Emmeloord, Netherlands. The airport was named after the Noordoostpolder in which it was located. It was used primarily by gliders and cropduster flights. The airport was closed to make room for a residential area.Show on map
KetelbrugThe Ketelbrug is bridge spanning the Ketel-lake between the Noordoostpolder and the Eastern Flevopolder in the Dutch province of Flevoland. The motorway A6 runs over it. A part of it is a Bascule bridge. The 800 meter long bridge was opened on 15 June 1970.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Flevoland
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MarkermeerThe Markermeer (Dutch pronunciation: is a 700 km2 (270 sq mi) lake in the central Netherlands in between North Holland, Flevoland and its larger sibling, the IJsselmeer. A shallow lake at some 3 to 5 m in depth, it is named after the small former island, now peninsula, of Marken that lies within it. The southwest side of the lake that begins where the IJ once emptied into the Zuiderzee is known as the IJmeer.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Flevoland
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FlevopolderThe Flevopolder is a polder, or region of reclaimed land, in Flevoland, Netherlands. The eastern part was drained in 1955 and the southern part in 1968. Unlike other major polders such as Noordoostpolder and the Wieringermeer, the Flevopolder is completely surrounded by bordering lakes, the Veluwemeer, Ketelmeer, and Gooimeer. Therefore, it can be considered as a large island; it is the largest artificial island reclaimed on water in the world. The name refers to the ancient lake Flevo.Show on map
NoordoostpolderNoordoostpolder ([ˈnoːrtoːstˌpɔldər] (13px listen), English: North-East Polder) is a municipality in the Flevoland province in the central Netherlands. Formerly, it was also called Urker Land. Emmeloord is the administrative center, located in the heart of the Noordoostpolder. The municipality has the largest land area in the Netherlands. (Lelystad and Terschelling both technically have more total area, but in both cases it is mostly water area.) For history see Zuiderzee Works.Show on map
OostvaardersplassenThe Oostvaardersplassen (Dutch pronunciation: [oːstˈfaːrdərsˌplɑsə(n)]) is a nature reserve in the Netherlands, which is managed by the State Forestry Service. Covering about 56 square kilometres (22 sq mi), it is noted as an example of rewilding. It is in a polder which was created in 1968, but in spite of the environment having little time to develop, by 1989 it had international importance as a Ramsar wetland.Show on map
Walibi WorldWalibi Holland (previously called Flevohof, Walibi Flevo, Six Flags Holland and Walibi World) is a theme park in Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands. Attractions include the Speed of Sound, El Condor, Xpress, Goliath and Robin Hood roller coasters. The adjacent associated event grounds has been the location of large Scout camps and music festivals.Show on map