The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Hoevelaken in the municipality of Nijkerk.
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Hoevelaken was a separate municipality until 2000, when it was merged with Nijkerk.
In 2001, the town of Hoevelaken had 7990 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 2.2 km², and contained 3044 residences. The statistical area "Hoevelaken", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 9040.
In national context, the town is mostly known because of the homonymous motorway interchange between the E30, E231 and E232. This interchange is an important hub for north- and eastbound traffic in the Netherlands.
Hoevelaken railway station opened in 2012 to serve the town.
- Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived 2006-03-19 at the Wayback Machine. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
- Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Hoevelaken". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
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