Lievelde

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Lievelde
Coordinates: 52°0′34″N 6°35′40″E / 52.00944°N 6.59444°E / 52.00944; 6.59444
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Oost Gelre
Population (01-01-2007) 1.516

Lievelde is a small village in the province of Gelderland, in the eastern part of The Netherlands. It is located in between the two towns of Groenlo and Lichtenvoorde. The population of Lievelde has been estimated at 1516 (Jan. 1st 2007[1]).

Lievelde is the place where the regional train station is situated, called station Lichtenvoorde-Groenlo.

Lievelde is known locally for its "wool corso", a parade of people and selfmade vehicles, fully clothed in colorful died wool, unlike the "flower corso" for which Lichtenvoorde is famous, among others.

In Lievelde is a more ore less intact sconce, the Engelse schans (English sconce), which was used during the Siege of Groenlo in 1627.

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Coordinates: 52°01′N 6°36′E / 52.017°N 6.600°E / 52.017; 6.600