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Monumental home in Tweede Exloërmond
Monumental home in Tweede Exloërmond
Flag of Borger-Odoorn
Coat of arms of Borger-Odoorn
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Borger-Odoorn in a municipal map of Drenthe
Location in Drenthe
Coordinates: 52°53′N 6°52′E / 52.883°N 6.867°E / 52.883; 6.867Coordinates: 52°53′N 6°52′E / 52.883°N 6.867°E / 52.883; 6.867
Established1 January 1998[1]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorJan Seton (CDA)
 • Total277.89 km2 (107.29 sq mi)
 • Land275.27 km2 (106.28 sq mi)
 • Water2.62 km2 (1.01 sq mi)
Elevation23 m (75 ft)
 (August 2017)[5]
 • Total25,351
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Parts of 7800 and 9500 range
Area code0591, 0599

Borger-Odoorn (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality in the northeastern Netherlands in the province of Drenthe. Several Megaliths can be found here.

The municipality has as partner city Hořice from the Czech Republic.

Population centers[edit]

Borger, Bronneger, Bronnegerveen, Buinen, Buinerveen, Drouwen, Drouwenermond, Drouwenerveen, Eerste Exloërmond, Ees, Eesergroen, Eeserveen, Ellertshaar, Exloërveen, Exloo, Klijndijk, Nieuw-Buinen, Odoorn, Odoornerveen, Tweede Exloërmond, Tweede Valthermond, Valthe, Valthermond, Westdorp, Zandberg.



Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Borger-Odoorn, June 2015.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1998" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1998]. (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Burgemeester en wethouders" [Mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Borger-Odoorn. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 7875AD". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

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