Bad Nieuweschans in 2005
|Population (1 januari 2004)||1,510|
Bad Nieuweschans (Dutch pronunciation: [bɑt niuʋəsxɑns]) is a village with a population of 1,510 in the municipality of Oldambt in the Netherlands. It is located about 12 km east of Winschoten. In April 2009 the municipality of Reiderland changed the name from Nieuweschans, to promote the town as a spa. Close to the town is the easternmost point of the Netherlands.
Georges Simenon's The Crime of Inspector Maigret Maigret and the Hundred Gibbets starts in its train station.
Railway station: Nieuweschans
- Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Nieuweschans". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
- Media related to Bad Nieuweschans at Wikimedia Commons
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