Oosterland (municipality)

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The sixth municipality of Kronenburg, in terms of population, is Oosterland (Kronenburgish: Eesterland; former English designation: Easterland). It has approximately 438,000 inhabitants. Largest city is Oosterland-City, was founded in 1614 and it's therefore one of the oldest cities in Kronenburg. Other settlements in the municipality are the town of Rading and the villages Bergum, Patershaven, Olafsbije, Borgstede, Oosterbije and De Koestal. Oosterland borders the municipality of Oranjewijk in the west, Waterland in the north (separated by sea) and Dietzland in the north east (separated by sea).

Mayors

# mayor of Oosterland took office left office remarks
1 Harm-Jan Wubs 1614 1639
2 Robert Wubs 1639 1649
3 Han Talsma 1649 1677
4 Jan Wieringa 1677 1683
5 Aike Wubs I 1683 1696
6 Murk Geertsema 1696 1714
7 Sytze Tjerkstra 1714 1727
8 Harm-Nanne Wolfs 1727 1729
9 Edzo Wolfs 1729 1744
10 Abbe Feenstra 1744 1756
11 Tsjerk Bottema 1756 1759
12 Ger Tuinstra 1759 1773
13 Nils Thomasson 1773 1795
14 Erik Terpstra 1795 1800
15 Tjabbe Douwsma 1800 1803
16 Douwe Bijlsma 1803 1817
17 Douwe Wubs 1817 1817
18 Harm Ettema 1817 1836
19 Oeds Stægeman 1836 1844
20 Hendrik-Jan Diemert 1844 1871
21 Bernd Hubertus Menkema 1871 1874
22 Arjen Joustra 1874 1885
23 Ernst-Jan Hubertus Menkema 1885 1907
24 Aike Wubs II 1907 1911
25 Hans Wysma 1911 1926
26 Frits van Egteren 1926 1941
Bill Hamilton 1941 1946 Appointed by U.S. administration
Harry Thompson 1946 1947 Appointed by U.S. administration
27 Harmen Jibbesma 1947 1964
28 Aike Wubs III 1964 1978
29 Annie Hubertus Menkema-Bergsma (f) 1978 1986
30 Cora Bouma-Maarsing (f) 1986 1991
31 Meinte de Vries 1991 1992
32 Aikje Ettema-Wubs (f) 1992 2007
33 Ed Aarts 2007 incumbent
Municipalities and Overseas Territories of Kronenburg
Alexanderstad · Dietzland · Groningen · Koninginneland · Markenland · Oosterland · Oranjewijk · Old-Kronenburg · Waterland · West-Cod · Westerland · Zuiderland
Overseas provinces: Kronenburg Virgin Islands · White Islands
Overseas municipality: New-Stavoren