The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Westerbork in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
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The village gives its name to the Westerbork deportation and later, concentration camp, located about 7 km north of the village, in the forests of Hooghalen.
The Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope (WSRT) array was installed near the site of the camp in 1969.
In 2001, the town of Westerbork had 4075 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.8 km², and contained 1794 residences. The statistical area "Westerbork", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 4710.
- CBS Statline
- 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.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Westerbork". Map of the former municipality in 1868.
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