's-Heerenberg

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's-Heerenberg
City
's Heerenberg castle.
's Heerenberg castle.
's-Heerenberg is located in Netherlands
's-Heerenberg
's-Heerenberg
Location within the Netherlands
Coordinates: 51°52′35″N 6°14′45″E / 51.87639°N 6.24583°E / 51.87639; 6.24583
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Population
 • Total ca. 8,000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

's-Heerenberg is a city on the Dutch-German border, in the Province of Gelderland, Netherlands. It is located about 5 km north of the German Emmerich, and about 12 km south of Doetinchem. It received city rights in 1379.

's-Heerenberg is the location of one of the most important castles of the Netherlands: Huis Bergh. The Huis Bergh contains a panel of the Archangel Gabriel from the famous altar piece Maestà by Duccio.

Until 1821, 's-Heerenberg was a separate municipality; it then became a part of Bergh. It is now a part of Montferland.[1]

The annual Montferland Run road running competition is held in 's-Heerenberg every December. The race has been previously won by world-class runners like Haile Gebrselassie, Kenenisa Bekele and Lornah Kiplagat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 51°52′35″N 6°14′45″E / 51.87639°N 6.24583°E / 51.87639; 6.24583