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Haaksbergen

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Haaksbergen
Aerial view of Haaksbergen
Location in Overijssel
Coordinates: 52°9′N 6°45′E / 52.150°N 6.750°E / 52.150; 6.750Coordinates: 52°9′N 6°45′E / 52.150°N 6.750°E / 52.150; 6.750
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorRob Welten (CDA)
Area
 • Total105.50 km2 (40.73 sq mi)
 • Land104.82 km2 (40.47 sq mi)
 • Water0.68 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
Elevation27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[3]
 • Total24,277
 • Density232/km2 (600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Haaksbergenaar, Haaksberger
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
7480–7489
Area code053
Websitewww.haaksbergen.nl

Haaksbergen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦaːɡzbɛrɣə(n)] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel, in the Twente region.

The Buurserbeek flows through the municipality of Haaksbergen.

Population centres

  • Boekelo
  • Brammelo
  • Buurse
  • Den Braam
  • Eppenzolder
  • Haaksbergen
  • Harmöle
  • Holthuizen
  • Honesch
  • Langelo
  • St. Isidorushoeve
  • Stepelo

Topography

Dutch Topographic map of Haaksbergen (town), June 2014.

Haaksbergen monstertruck accident

On 28 September 2014 a monster truck crashed into the attending crowd.[4] Three visitors were reported dead, amongst them one child.[5][6] According to Hans Gerritsen, mayor of Haaksbergen at the time, twelve people were injured.[6]

Notable residents

Shirley van der Lof, 2009
Shirley van der Lof, 2009

Sport

Gallery

  • The Pancratius Church in the center of Haaksbergen
    The Pancratius Church in the center of Haaksbergen
  • Buursermeertje - panoramio
    Buursermeertje - panoramio
  • Haaksbergen Town hall
    Haaksbergen Town hall
  • Haaksbergen Stationsstraat Watertoren
    Haaksbergen Stationsstraat Watertoren
  • Hans Morselt 1995 Spankracht
    Hans Morselt 1995 Spankracht

References

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 7481HS". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Monstertruck rijdt in op publiek". NOS op 3. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Monster Truck Crash Reportedly Kills Three". Sky News. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Three dead, including one child, in Dutch stunt truck accident". Retrieved 28 September 2014.
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