Borger, Netherlands

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Borger
De dorpskerk van Borger
De dorpskerk van Borger
Coat of arms of Borger
Coat of arms
LocatieBorger-Odoorn.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Borger in the municipality of Borger-Odoorn.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Borger in the municipality of Borger-Odoorn.
Coordinates: 52°55′N 6°48′E / 52.917°N 6.800°E / 52.917; 6.800Coordinates: 52°55′N 6°48′E / 52.917°N 6.800°E / 52.917; 6.800
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Borger-Odoorn
Population (1 januari 2009) 4,800

Borger is a Village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Borger-Odoorn, and lies about 18 km east of Assen.

In 2001, the town of Borger had 4724 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.6 km², and contained 2058 residences.[1] The statistical area "Borger", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5110.[2]

Until 1998, Borger was a separate municipality.

In Borger they have the biggest 'Hunnebed' from whole the world. They also have the only hunnebed museum of the world.

Notable people from Borger[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived March 19, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 2006-07-24 at WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.