Zaanstad


Zaanstad

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Zaanstad


mapsize = 280px



flag_size = 150x75px
image_shield = Zaanstad wapen.pngshield_size = 150x75px
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = Netherlands
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name1 = North Holland
leader_name = J.H.H. Mans
leader_party = PvdA
area_footnotes = (2006)
area_total_km2 = 83.04
area_land_km2 = 74.25
area_water_km2 = 8.80
population_as_of = 1 January, 2007
population_note = Source: CBS, [http://statline.cbs.nl/ Statline] .
settlement_type = Municipality
population_total = 141285
population_density_km2 = 1903
timezone = CET
utc_offset = +1
timezone_DST = CEST
utc_offset_DST = +2
latd = 52.48
latNS = N
longd = 4.80
longEW = E
website = [http://www.zaanstad.nl www.zaanstad.nl]

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Population centres

The municipality of Zaanstad consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Assendelft, Koog aan de Zaan, Krommenie, Westzaan, Wormerveer, Zaandam, Zaandijk, 't Kalf, Kogerveld.

Local government

The municipal council of Zaanstad consists of 39 seats, which are divided as follows:

* VVD - 5 seats (7 seats, 2002)
* PvdA - 12 seats (6 seats, 2002)
* CDA - 4 seats (5 seats, 2002
* Zaanstad Transparant - no seat (5 seats, 2002)
* Democratisch Zaanstad - 1 seat (4 seats, 2002)
* GroenLinks - 3 seats (3 seats, 2002)
* SP - 5 seats (2 seats, 2002)
* ROSA - 2 seats (2 seats, 2002)
* ZOG - 4 seats (2 seats, 2002)
* D66 - no seat (1 seat, 2002)
* ChristenUnie - 1 seat (1 seat, 2002)
* Independent - 1 seat (1 seat, 2002)

Twin Towns

*flagicon|Italy Marino, Italy
*flagicon|Serbia Pančevo, Serbia

References

* [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9078174/Zaanstad Encyclopaedia Britannica, Zaanstad]
* [http://www.ontdekdezaanstreek.nu/ ontdek de zaanstreek.nu]
* Statistics are taken from the [http://www.sdu.nl/staatscourant/gemeentes/gem550nh.htm SDU Staatscourant]


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