Hooghalen

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Hooghalen
Town
Nationaal monument Kamp Westerbork nearby active transpoders , universum live search , silence radiocontrolled frequency respond . unidentified
Nationaal monument Kamp Westerbork nearby active transpoders , universum live search , silence radiocontrolled frequency respond . unidentified
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The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Hooghalen in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Hooghalen in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
Coordinates: 52°55′N 6°32′E / 52.917°N 6.533°E / 52.917; 6.533Coordinates: 52°55′N 6°32′E / 52.917°N 6.533°E / 52.917; 6.533
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Midden-Drenthe
Population (1 January 2004)
 • Total 940
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Hooghalen is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Midden-Drenthe, and lies about 9 km south of Assen.

It is located near the World War II deportation camp Westerbork. There is a museum and several memorials to those transported.

In 2001, the town of Hooghalen had 688 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.25 km², and contained 271 residences.[1] The statistical area "Hooghalen", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1340.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.