Gasselterboerveenschemond

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Gasselterboerveenschemond
Town
Gasselterboerveenschemond
Gasselterboerveenschemond
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Gasselterboerveenschemond in the municipality of Aa en Hunze.
Gasselterboerveenschemond in the municipality of Aa en Hunze.
Coordinates: 53°0′25″N 6°51′10″E / 53.00694°N 6.85278°E / 53.00694; 6.85278Coordinates: 53°0′25″N 6°51′10″E / 53.00694°N 6.85278°E / 53.00694; 6.85278
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Aa en Hunze
Population
 • Total 40
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ltspkr.pngGasselterboerveenschemond is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Aa en Hunze, and lies about 21 km east of Assen.

It is the largest placename of the Netherlands that is written as one word. With 25 characters it is just one character larger than Gasselternijveenschemond, which lies a few kilometres from Gasselterboerveenschemond.

The statistical area "Gasselterboerveenschemond", which also includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 40.[1]

On 18 July 2011 there was a huge fire in the only chickenfarm of Gasselterboerveenschemond, in which 170.000 chickens died.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.