Ossendrecht

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Ossendrecht
Ossendrecht in 1867
Ossendrecht in 1867
Coordinates: 51°23′38″N 4°19′40″E / 51.39389°N 4.32778°E / 51.39389; 4.32778Coordinates: 51°23′38″N 4°19′40″E / 51.39389°N 4.32778°E / 51.39389; 4.32778
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Municipality Woensdrecht
Area
 • Total 29.57 km2 (11.42 sq mi)
Population (2007) 5,286

Ossendrecht is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Woensdrecht, about 12 km southeast of Bergen op Zoom.

Ossendrecht was a separate municipality until 1997, when it became part of Woensdrecht.[1]

Notable People[edit]

Pauline Musters, recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the shortest woman ever recorded, was born here on 26 February 1876.

References[edit]

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

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