Hagestein

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Hagestein
Coat of arms of Hagestein
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°58′47″N 5°7′14″E / 51.97972°N 5.12056°E / 51.97972; 5.12056
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Municipality Vianen
Population (31 december 2008) 1,452

Hagestein is a small city in the municipality of Vianen, Utrecht, Netherlands, on the Lek River, about 2 km east of Vianen. It received city rights in 1382.

Hagestein was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1986, when it merged with Vianen. Until then, it was a part of the province of South Holland.[1]

References[edit]

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

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Coordinates: 51°59′N 5°07′E / 51.983°N 5.117°E / 51.983; 5.117