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Skyline of Kuinre
Skyline of Kuinre
Coat of arms of Kuinre
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 52°47′11″N 5°50′36″E / 52.78639°N 5.84333°E / 52.78639; 5.84333

Kuinre is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It was a separate municipality until 1973, when it became a part of IJsselham, which in turn merged into the municipality of Steenwijkerland in 2001.[1]

Kuinre is a formerly coastal town with a very rich history. Back in the days of the Zuiderzee, Kuinre's harbour was one of the most important ports of the Zuiderzee. After completion of the Noordoostpolder Kuinre became landlocked; companies, shops, and fishermen went out of business.


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 52°47′N 5°50′E / 52.783°N 5.833°E / 52.783; 5.833