Achterhoek, Nijkerk

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Achterhoek
Hamlet
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Achterhoek in the municipality of Nijkerk.
Achterhoek in the municipality of Nijkerk.
Coordinates: 52°13′15″N 5°24′28″E / 52.22083°N 5.40778°E / 52.22083; 5.40778Coordinates: 52°13′15″N 5°24′28″E / 52.22083°N 5.40778°E / 52.22083; 5.40778
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Nijkerk
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Achterhoek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈax.tər.ˌɦuk]) is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Nijkerk, and lies about 6 km north of Amersfoort.[1]

According to the 19th-century historian A.J. van der Aa,[2] the hamlet had a population of about 170 in the middle of the 19th century.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  2. ^ Abraham Jacob van der Aa, "Aardrijkskundig woordenboek der Nederlanden", vol. 1 (A), 1839.