Haaksbergen

Haaksbergen
Aerial view of Haaksbergen
Aerial view of Haaksbergen
Flag of Haaksbergen
Coat of arms of Haaksbergen
Highlighted position of Haaksbergen in a municipal map of Overijssel
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 WEF)
Area
[1]
 • Total105.50 km2 (40.73 sq mi)
 • Land104.82 km2 (40.47 sq mi)
 • Water0.68 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
Elevation
[2]
27 m (89 ft)
Population
 (January 2021)[3]
 • Total24,229
 • Density231/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)] (listen)) 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

Haaksbergen-plaats-OpenTopo.jpg

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

Sport

Gallery

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 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2022.
  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.

External links

  • Media related to Haaksbergen at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
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