Aa En Hunze
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Aa En Hunze
Aa en Hunze
Flag of Aa en Hunze
Flag
Coat of arms of Aa en Hunze
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Aa en Hunze in a municipal map of Drenthe
Location in Drenthe
Coordinates: 53°0?N 6°46?E / 53.000°N 6.767°E / 53.000; 6.767Coordinates: 53°0?N 6°46?E / 53.000°N 6.767°E / 53.000; 6.767
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceDrenthe
Established1 January 1998[1]
Government
 o BodyMunicipal council
 o MayorTon Baas (acting) (VVD)
Area
 o Total278.87 km2 (107.67 sq mi)
 o Land276.09 km2 (106.60 sq mi)
 o Water2.78 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Elevation20 m (70 ft)
Population
(January 2019)[4]
 o Total25,386
 o Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9443-9469, 9510-9519, 9654-9659
Area code050, 0592, 0598, 0599
Websitewww.aaenhunze.nl
Topographic map of Aa en Hunze, June 2015

Aa en Hunze (Dutch pronunciation: [?a?n 'nz?] ) is a municipality in the northeastern Netherlands.

The names 'Aa' (more precisely the 'Drentsche Aa') and 'Hunze' refer to two small rivers through the municipality.

Population centres

Long place names

The very small hamlets Gasselternijveenschemond 1e Dwarsdiep and Gasselternijveenschemond 2e Dwarsdiep have the longest settlement names in the Netherlands. Gasselterboerveenschemond is the longest single-word placename in the country.

Transportation

There is no railway station in the municipality. The nearest station is Assen railway station.

Bus services

  • 21: Assen - Deurze - Rolde - Grolloo - Schoonloo - Emmen
  • 24: Assen - Deurze - Rolde - Papenvoort - Borger - Buinen - Buinerveen - Nieuw-Buinen - Stadskanaal
  • 59: Emmen - Borger - Gasselte - Gieten
  • Buurtbus 93: Gieten - De Hilte - Eexterveen - Annerveen - Spijkerboor - Annen - Spijkerboor - Zuidlaren
  • Buurtbus 94: Gieten - De Hilte - Gieterveen - Bonnerveen - Gasselterboerveen - Gasselternijveen - Drouwenerveen - Drouwenermond - Stadskanaal
  • 110: Assen - Deurze - Rolde - Gieten - De Hilte - Bareveld - Veendam
  • Qliner 300: Groningen - Gieten - Borger - Emmen (express)
  • Qliner 312: Groningen - Gieten - Gasselte - Gasselternijveen - Stadskanaal (express)

Notable people

Harm Brouwer, 2016

Sport

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1998" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1998]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 9461BH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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