|Nickname(s): Siepeln, Vaandeldeve|
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Ootmarsum in the municipality of Dinkelland.
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The town was then converted into a fortress with ditches and earthworks. It was then occupied by the Spanish during the Eighty Years War but in 1597 was captured by Maurice, Prince of Orange. A canon ball from the siege can be seen today still embedded in the church.
In 2001, the town of Ootmarsum had 4227 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.5 km², and contained 1620 residences. The statistical area "Ootmarsum", which also can include the peripheral parts of the town, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3650.
- Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
- Jacob van Ruisdael's Painting "View of Ootmarsum", 17th Century
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Ootmarsum". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
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