De Punt in the municipality of Tynaarlo.
The statistical area "De Punt", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 240.
De Punt was the site for the 1977 Dutch train hostage crisis.
In 2008, De Punt reached national headlines as the site of a fire in a shipyard, in which three firemen, aged 29 (Raymond Patrick Soyer), 38 (Egbert Ubels) and 48 (Anne Kregel), died. They are commemorated by the asteroid 12156 Ubels.
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