Haaksbergen

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Haaksbergen
Aerial view of Haaksbergen
Aerial view of Haaksbergen
Flag of Haaksbergen
Flag
Coat of arms of Haaksbergen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Haaksbergen in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°9′N 6°45′E / 52.150°N 6.750°E / 52.150; 6.750Coordinates: 52°9′N 6°45′E / 52.150°N 6.750°E / 52.150; 6.750
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorRob Welten (CDA)
Area
 • Total105.50 km2 (40.73 sq mi)
 • Land104.89 km2 (40.50 sq mi)
 • Water0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[3]
 • Total24,315
 • Density232/km2 (600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Haaksbergenaar, Haaksberger
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7480–7489
Area code053
Websitewww.haaksbergen.nl

Haaksbergen (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel, in the Twente region.

The Buurserbeek flows through the municipality of Haaksbergen.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

Haaksbergen-plaats-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of Haaksbergen (town), June 2014.

Haaksbergen monstertruck accident[edit]

On 28 September 2014 a monster truck crashed into the attending crowd.[4] Three visitors were reported dead, amongst them one child.[5][6] According to Hans Gerritsen, mayor of Haaksbergen at the time, twelve people were injured.[6]

Notable residents[edit]

Shirley vander Lof, 2009
Sport

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 7481HS". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Monstertruck rijdt in op publiek". NOS op 3. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Monster Truck Crash Reportedly Kills Three". Sky News. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Three dead, including one child, in Dutch stunt truck accident". Retrieved 28 September 2014.

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