Odoorn

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Coordinates: 52°51′N 6°51′E / 52.850°N 6.850°E / 52.850; 6.850

Odoorn
Coat of arms of Odoorn
Coat of arms
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The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Odoorn in the municipality of Borger-Odoorn.
The village centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Odoorn in the municipality of Borger-Odoorn.
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Borger-Odoorn
Population (1 January 2007) 1,856

Odoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Borger-Odoorn, and lies about nine km north of Emmen.

Odoorn was a separate municipality until 1998, when it merged with Borger.[1]

In 2001, the village of Odoorn had 1618 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.62 km², and contained 667 residences.[2] The statistical area "Odoorn", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 1860.[3]

Festivals[edit]

Odoorn hosts the multi-culture festival SIVO International Folkloristic Dans festival

The village library.

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.

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