Hardenberg

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Hardenberg
Municipality
Hardenberg city centre
Hardenberg city centre
Flag of Hardenberg
Flag
Coat of arms of Hardenberg
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Hardenberg in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°34′N 6°37′E / 52.567°N 6.617°E / 52.567; 6.617Coordinates: 52°34′N 6°37′E / 52.567°N 6.617°E / 52.567; 6.617
Country Netherlands
Province Overijssel
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Peter Snijders (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 317.14 km2 (122.45 sq mi)
 • Land 312.47 km2 (120.65 sq mi)
 • Water 4.67 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 9 m (30 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 59,592
 • Density 191/km2 (490/sq mi)
Demonym Hardenberger
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 7690–7704, 7707, 7770–7799
Area code 0523
Website www.hardenberg.nl
Dutch Topographic map of Hardenberg (town), March 2014

Hardenberg (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel. The town of Hardenberg has a population of about 17,200. It received city rights in 1362 from Jan van Arkel, Bishop of Utrecht. The famous Pieterpad passes through Hardenberg.

Transport[edit]

Cycling[edit]

There are many cycling routes throughout Hardenberg. The Great Hardenburg Bicycle Race takes place each August, with the top 3 victors being named the "Wheeler-Kings" of the town and given lifetime passes to the local museum.

Road[edit]

The N34 runs through Hardenberg, and is the major road.

Trains[edit]

Railway stations:

Leisure[edit]

Crazy Horse is the name of a major concert venue.

De Boshoek is a sport park off the N34 in the outskirts of Hardenberg, near Ommen.

HHC Hardenberg is the local football club of Hardenberg.

De Marsch is the indoor-swimming pool of Hardenberg located in the Centrum (Town Centre).

Towns and villages[edit]

In the town[edit]

In the municipality[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overzicht collegeleden" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Hardenberg. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 7772BR". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 

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