Witteveen, Midden-Drenthe

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Former chapel of Witteveen
Former chapel of Witteveen
Witteveen is located in Drenthe
Location in the province of Drenthe in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 52°48′51″N 6°39′36″E / 52.81417°N 6.66000°E / 52.81417; 6.66000Coordinates: 52°48′51″N 6°39′36″E / 52.81417°N 6.66000°E / 52.81417; 6.66000
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Midden-Drenthe
Population (1 January 2009)
 • Total 429
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Witteveen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪtəˌveːn]; English: White Bog) is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Midden-Drenthe, and lies about 16 km northeast of Hoogeveen.

In 2001, the village of Witteveen had 160 inhabitants. The built-up area of the village was 0.049 km², and contained 47 residences.[1] The statistical area "Witteveen", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 620.[2]


  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.

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