Gieten

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Gieten
Town
Zicht op Gieten vanaf de Hondsrugweg
Zicht op Gieten vanaf de Hondsrugweg
Coat of arms of Gieten
Coat of arms
LocatieAaEnHunze.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Gieten in the municipality of Aa en Hunze.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Gieten in the municipality of Aa en Hunze.
Coordinates: 53°0′19″N 6°45′47″E / 53.00528°N 6.76306°E / 53.00528; 6.76306Coordinates: 53°0′19″N 6°45′47″E / 53.00528°N 6.76306°E / 53.00528; 6.76306
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Aa en Hunze
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 5,171
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Gieten is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Aa en Hunze, and lies about 13 km east of Assen.

Gieten was a separate municipality until 1998, when it became a part of Aa en Hunze.[1]

In 2001, the town of Gieten had 4175 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 2.1 km², and contained 1778 residences.[2] The statistical area "Gieten", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5360.[3]

Sports[edit]

The Superprestige Gieten is a November cyclo-cross race held in Gieten, Netherlands, which is part of the Superprestige.

References[edit]

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