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Church in Schoonebeek

Schoonebeek is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is located in the municipality of Emmen, about 12 km (7 mi) south of that city.

Schoonebeek was a separate municipality from 1884 to 1998, when it merged with Emmen.[1]

The area is home of the largest onshore oil field in Europe; known as the Schoonebeek oil field.


  1. ^ van der Meer, Ad; Boonstra, Onno (2006). "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten" (in Dutch). 

Coordinates: 52°40′N 6°53′E / 52.667°N 6.883°E / 52.667; 6.883