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Church in Ovezande
Church in Ovezande
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Coat of arms of Borsele
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Borsele in a municipal map of Zeeland
Location in Zeeland
Country Netherlands
Province Zeeland
 • Body Municipal council
 • Total 194.52 km2 (75.10 sq mi)
 • Land 141.72 km2 (54.72 sq mi)
 • Water 52.80 km2 (20.39 sq mi)
2 m (7 ft)
 (May 2014)
 • Total 22,651
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Borsselaar
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code 0113

Borsele, Zeelandic: Bossele, is a municipality on the former island of Zuid-Beveland, Province of Zeeland, the Netherlands.

About 23,000 people were living in Borsele in 2017.

South of the municipality lies the Western Scheldt.

The north entrance of the Western Scheldt Tunnel is in Borsele.

Borssele Nuclear Power Station is also situated in the municipality.

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