Ochten

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Ochten
Town
LocatieNeder-Betuwe.png
The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Ochten in the municipality of Neder-Betuwe.
The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Ochten in the municipality of Neder-Betuwe.
Coordinates: 51°54′28″N 5°34′4″E / 51.90778°N 5.56778°E / 51.90778; 5.56778Coordinates: 51°54′28″N 5°34′4″E / 51.90778°N 5.56778°E / 51.90778; 5.56778
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Neder-Betuwe
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,587
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Ochten is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Neder-Betuwe, and lies about 10 km southwest of Wageningen.

Ochten was a separate municipality until 1818, when it was divided into two parts, Echteld and IJzendoorn.[1]

In 2001, the town of Ochten had 3587 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.75 km², and contained 1387 residences.[2] The statistical area "Ochten", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 4690.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.
Ochten, church