Basse, Netherlands

Basse
Farm in Basse (1924)
Farm in Basse (1924)
Basse is located in Overijssel
Basse
Basse
Location in the Netherlands
Basse is located in Netherlands
Basse
Basse
Basse (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 52°48′16″N 6°1′56″E / 52.80444°N 6.03222°E / 52.80444; 6.03222Coordinates: 52°48′16″N 6°1′56″E / 52.80444°N 6.03222°E / 52.80444; 6.03222
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
MunicipalitySteenwijkerland
Area
[1]
 • Total5.47 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total260
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8342[1]
Dialing code0521

Basse is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Overijssel.[3] It is located in the municipality Steenwijkerland, about 7 km northwest of Steenwijk.[4]

It was first mentioned in 1425 as Bassinghe, and means "settlement belonging to Basse (person)".[5] It is a stretched out settlement. The farm Bassinghe used to contain a clandestine church.[6]

Since 1983, Basse organises the "Battle of Basse", a car and motocross on a dirt track.[7][8]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 8342SB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  3. ^ VUGA's Alfabetische Plaatsnamengids van Nederland (13th edition), VUGA, 1997.
  4. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  5. ^ "Basse - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Basse". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  7. ^ "Aankondiging: de 36ste Battle of Basse". De Crozz (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  8. ^ "Geen Battle of Basse, wel twee dagen grasbaanraces". Steenwijker Courant (in Dutch). 15 September 2021. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
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