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Hardenberg city centre
Hardenberg city centre
Flag of Hardenberg
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
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Peter Snijders (VVD)
 • 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.



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.


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


Railway stations:


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]

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  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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