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Full nameAlmere
MayorAnnemarie Jorritsma
Total Area96 sq mi (248.77 km2)
Land Area50.4 sq mi (130.47 km2)
Water Area45.7 sq mi (118.29 km2)
Total Population191495 (May 2011)
Density (pop.)1369/km2 (3545.7/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)

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Almere ( ) is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, the Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde. The municipality of Almere comprises the districts Almere Stad, Almere Haven, Almere Buiten, Almere Hout, Almere Poort (under construction) and Almere Pampus (design phase).

Almere is the youngest city in the Netherlands: the first house was finished in 1976, and Almere became a municipality in 1984. It is the largest municipality in Flevoland with

191,495 citizens (9 May 2011), and the 7th largest in the Netherlands. In October 2007, the city council of Almere made agreements with the government to expand the city to 350,000 inhabitants by 2030.

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