Oude Pekela

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Oude Pekela
Oude Pekela in 1976
Oude Pekela in 1976
Coat of arms of Oude Pekela
Coat of arms
Oude Pekela is located in Groningen (province)
Oude Pekela
Oude Pekela
Location of Oude Pekela in the province of Groningen
Coordinates: 53°6′9″N 7°0′24″E / 53.10250°N 7.00667°E / 53.10250; 7.00667
Country Netherlands
Province Groningen
Municipality Pekela
Population (2008) 7,990

Oude Pekela (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʌudə ˈpeːkəlaː]) is a village in the Dutch province of Groningen. It is located in the municipality of Pekela, about 5 km southwest of Winschoten.

Oude Pekela was a separate municipality until 1990, when it merged with Nieuwe Pekela.[1]


Oude Pekela hosted the finish of stage 4b at the 2012 Energiewacht Tour and the start of stage 2 at the 2013 Energiewacht Tour.



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

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Coordinates: 53°06′N 7°01′E / 53.100°N 7.017°E / 53.100; 7.017