Langelo

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Langelo
Coordinates: 53°5′36″N 6°26′42″E / 53.09333°N 6.44500°E / 53.09333; 6.44500Coordinates: 53°5′36″N 6°26′42″E / 53.09333°N 6.44500°E / 53.09333; 6.44500
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Noordenveld
Population (January 1, 2007) 245
Area code(s) 0592
Website www.langelo.info

Langelo is a village of about 230 residents located in the Netherlands, part of the Noordenveld municipality in Drenthe. The village is noted for several historic farms, the oldest of which dates to 1792. Society Aaardolie, a huge complex that serves as a gas storage facility, is also located in the village. Langelo has an altitude of about 4 meters (16 feet) above sea level. The origins of the village trace back to 1255 AD, when it was named Langel. In 1560 AD, the name was changed to Langeloe, which was later changed to Langeloo, and finally Langelo.[1]

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  1. ^ "municipality Noordenveld" (in Dutch). Retrieved December 2, 2009. 

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