Assel, Gelderland

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Assel
Gehucht
Coordinates: 52°12′1″N 5°50′11″E / 52.20028°N 5.83639°E / 52.20028; 5.83639
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Apeldoorn

Assel is a hamlet in the municipality of Apeldoorn in the Netherlands, located close to the village of Hoog Soeren.

Assel is located roughly 12 kilometres west of Apeldoorn. Assel is a hamlet comprising twelve houses, a burial site, a chapel (the chapel of the Holy Spirit), a camping site and a restaurant. In the past Assel was known for iron mining.

Assel used to have its own train station. This station was built because prince Hendrik had his private hunting area in Assel, known as the Kroondomein (Crown Domain).

Nowadays Assel does not have access to public transport, although the railway Amersfoort - Deventer runs through the hamlet.

Coordinates: 52°12′0″N 5°50′15″E / 52.20000°N 5.83750°E / 52.20000; 5.83750