Denekamp

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Denekamp
Town
St. Nicholas Church in Denekamp
St. Nicholas Church in Denekamp
Coat of arms of Denekamp
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Köttelpeern
LocatieDinkelland.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Denekamp in the municipality of Dinkelland.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Denekamp in the municipality of Dinkelland.
Coordinates: 52°22′46″N 7°0′32″E / 52.37944°N 7.00889°E / 52.37944; 7.00889Coordinates: 52°22′46″N 7°0′32″E / 52.37944°N 7.00889°E / 52.37944; 7.00889
Country Netherlands
Province Overijssel
Municipality Dinkelland
Population
 • Total 8,690
Demonym Denekampers
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Denekamp is a town in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is a part of the region of Twente and the municipality of Dinkelland, and lies about 9 km northeast of Oldenzaal.

The town was first noted as early as the 10th century when it was referred to as Daginghem. The location became a municipality in 1818 incorporating the settlements of Noord Deurningen, Lattrop, Breklenkamp, Tilligte, Nutter and Agelo. The municipality merged with Ootmarsum and Weerselo in 2001; the new municipality was first called "Denekamp", but was renamed in 2002 to Dinkelland.[1]

In 2001, the town of Denekamp had 7737 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 2.2 km², and contained 2990 residences.[2] The statistical area "Denekamp", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 8690.[3]

Notable people from Denekamp[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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