Voorthuizen

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Voorthuizen
Flag of Voorthuizen
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Coordinates: 52°11′10″N 5°36′24″E / 52.18611°N 5.60667°E / 52.18611; 5.60667
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Barneveld
Population (2004) 10.090
Major roads A1 N303 N344
Voorthuizen, view to a street with church

Voorthuizen (Dutch Low Saxon: Voorthuzen) is a village in the municipality of Barneveld, in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It currently is home to the Seaforth Highlanders of Holland pipe and drum band, a unit founded in 1999 to commemorate the liberation of the village in 1945 by the Seaforth Highlanders of British Columbia.

Voorthuizen was a separate municipality between 1812 and 1818. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

Coordinates: 52°11′N 5°37′E / 52.183°N 5.617°E / 52.183; 5.617