Wijster

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Wijster
Town
LocatieMidden-Drenthe.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Wijster in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Wijster in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
Coordinates: 52°48′58″N 6°31′0″E / 52.81611°N 6.51667°E / 52.81611; 6.51667Coordinates: 52°48′58″N 6°31′0″E / 52.81611°N 6.51667°E / 52.81611; 6.51667
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Midden-Drenthe
Population
 • Total 1,000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 9418
Dialing code 0593

Wijster 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 Wijster had 462 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.15 km², and contained 190 residences.[1] The statistical area "Wijster", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1050.[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.