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Urk
Current town and former island of Urk
Current town and former island of Urk
Flag of Urk
Flag
Map - NL - Municipality code 0184 (2009).svg
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Urk in a municipal map of Flevoland
Location in Flevoland
Country Netherlands
Province Flevoland
Government
 • Body Municipal council
Area
 • Total 109.91 km2 (42.44 sq mi)
 • Land 11.53 km2 (4.45 sq mi)
 • Water 98.38 km2 (37.98 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (May 2014)
 • Total 19,567
 • Density 1,697/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Urker
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
8320–8324
Area code 0527

Urk is a town and municipality in the province of Flevoland, the Netherlands. It has about 20,000 people (2016), and is both a former municipality of North Holland and of Overijssel.

Urk is a former island and well-known for its fishery activities.

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