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Pekela
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Flag of Pekela
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Coat of arms of Pekela
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Pekela in a municipal map of Groningen
Location in Groningen
Country  Netherlands
Province  Groningen
Area
 • Total 50.20 km2 (19.38 sq mi)
 • Land 49.10 km2 (18.96 sq mi)
 • Water 1.10 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (May 2014)
 • Total 12,709
 • Density 259/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9662–9669
Area code 0597

Pekela is a municipality in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands. In 2019, 12,214 people lived there.

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