Marken, municipality of Waterland
Location in North Holland
|Established||1 January 1991|
|o Body||Municipal council|
|o Mayor||Luzette Wagenaar-Kroon (CDA)|
|o Total||115.66 km2 (44.66 sq mi)|
|o Land||52.11 km2 (20.12 sq mi)|
|o Water||63.55 km2 (24.54 sq mi)|
|Elevation||−1 m (-3 ft)|
|o Density||332/km2 (860/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Waterland (pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality in the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland. It is situated north of Amsterdam, on the western shore of the Markermeer. It is well-known for comprising the touristy towns of Broek in Waterland and Marken.
Topographic map of the municipality of Waterland, 2013.
The municipal council of Waterland consists of 17 seats, which are divided as follows: