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Jan Pol windmill
Jan Pol windmill
Flag of Dalen
Official seal of Dalen
Dalen is located in Drenthe
Location in Drenthe in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 52°42′N 6°45′E / 52.700°N 6.750°E / 52.700; 6.750
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Coevorden
Population (2004)
 • Total 3,470
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Dalen (Dutch Low Saxon: Daoln) is an old village and a former municipality in the northeastern Netherlands, in the province of Drenthe. Since 1998, Dalen has been part of the municipality of Coevorden.

There are many shops and restaurants, bakeries and a pub called the D'aolle Bakkerij. The village is known for its two windmills which are open to the public. There is also a family resort within bicycle riding distance from there called 'De Huttenheugte'. Dalen railway station has connections to Emmen and Coevorden/Zwolle.

Several windmills are located in Dalen, including De Bente Windmill.


Notable people[edit]

Famous residents have included:


  1. ^ Reflecting Telescope Optics, By Ray N. Wilson, page 498. Google Books, pg 498

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Coordinates: 52°42′N 6°45′E / 52.700°N 6.750°E / 52.700; 6.750