Sterkenburg

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Sterkenburg
Coat of arms of Sterkenburg
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 52°1′24″N 5°17′1″E / 52.02333°N 5.28361°E / 52.02333; 5.28361
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Municipality Utrechtse Heuvelrug

Sterkenburg is a former municipality in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It existed between 1818 and 1857, when it was merged with Driebergen.[1]

The castle Sterkenburg is located here, about 3 km south of Driebergen. The literal translation of the name is "strong castle".

There is also a Dutch surname "Sterkenburg", which is derived from this location.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 52°02′N 5°17′E / 52.033°N 5.283°E / 52.033; 5.283