Spier

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This article is about the Dutch town. For the South African wine farm, see Spier Wine Farm. For the South African luxury train line, see Blue Train (South Africa).
Spier
Town
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The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Spier in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Spier in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
Coordinates: 52°49′6″N 6°28′3″E / 52.81833°N 6.46750°E / 52.81833; 6.46750Coordinates: 52°49′6″N 6°28′3″E / 52.81833°N 6.46750°E / 52.81833; 6.46750
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Midden-Drenthe
Population (2008)
 • Total 129
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9417
Dialing code 0593

Spier is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Midden-Drenthe, and lies about 11 km north of Hoogeveen.

In 2001, the town of Spier had 91 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.036 km2, and contained 35 residences.[1] The statistical area "Spier", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 370.[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.