Albergen

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Albergen
Town
The Catholic Church of Albergen
The Catholic Church of Albergen
Nickname(s): Bukke, Bökke
LocatieTubbergen.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Albergen in the municipality of Tubbergen.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Albergen in the municipality of Tubbergen.
Coordinates: 52°22′18″N 6°45′43″E / 52.37167°N 6.76194°E / 52.37167; 6.76194Coordinates: 52°22′18″N 6°45′43″E / 52.37167°N 6.76194°E / 52.37167; 6.76194
Country Netherlands
Province Overijssel
Municipality Tubbergen
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 3,542
Demonym Albergenaren
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website dorpsraadalbergen.nl

Albergen is a town in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is a part of the municipality of Tubbergen, and lies about 7 km east of Almelo.

In 2001, the town of Albergen had 1990 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.68 km², and contained 673 residences.[1] The statistical area "Albergen", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3490.[2]

Services[edit]

Albergen hasn't got a lot of services, because a lot of services can be found in bigger towns surrounding Albergen. However there is a church, a primary school, a super market and a gym.

Culture[edit]

Albergen is best known for the carnival, the Whitsun Fair. The carnival parade is the first one in Twente. During the Whitsunday Fair, famous Dutch artists perform, such as Bløf, Van Dik Hout, and Di-rect.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.