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Church: de Nederlands Hervormde kerk
Church: de Nederlands Hervormde kerk
Location of Nijeveen
Coordinates: 52°43′58″N 6°10′3″E / 52.73278°N 6.16750°E / 52.73278; 6.16750
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Meppel
 • Total 25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population (2008) 3,880
Windmill De Sterrenberg in Nijeveen

Nijeveen is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Meppel, and lies about 5 km northwest of Meppel.

Nijeveen was a separate municipality until 1998, when it was amalgamated with Meppel.[1] Since 1976 there is a German windmill named De Sterrenberg which is the only one in all Netherlands with the cap winded by a fantail.

In 2008, Nijeveen had 3880 inhabitants.


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 20, 2007. Retrieved December 3, 2009. 
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Coordinates: 52°44′N 6°10′E / 52.733°N 6.167°E / 52.733; 6.167