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Westerkwartier
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Highlighted position of Westerkwartier in a municipal map of Groningen
Location in Groningen
Country  Netherlands
Province  Groningen
Established 1 January 2019
Area
 • Total 368.87 km2 (142.42 sq mi)
Population
 (January 2019)
 • Total 63,031
 • Density 170.876/km2 (442.567/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9351, 9354–9356, 9359, 9361–9367, 9801, 9804–9805, 9811–9812, 9821–9822, 9824–9825, 9827–9828, 9831–9833, 9841–9845, 9861–9866, 9881–9886, 9891–9893
Area code 0594

Westerkwartier is a municipality in the province of Groningen, the Netherlands. In 2019, 63,031 people lived there.

It was created on 1 January 2019 from the former municipalities of Grootegast, Leek, Marum, Zuidhorn and partly Winsum.

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