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Nunspeet
—  Municipality  —
Skyline of Nunspeet

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Highlighted position of Nunspeet in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°23′N 5°47′E / 52.383, 5.783Coordinates: 52°23′N 5°47′E / 52.383, 5.783
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Dick van Hemmen (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 129.53 km2 (50.01 sq mi)
 • Land 128.79 km2 (49.73 sq mi)
 • Water 0.74 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 8 m (26 ft)
Population (May 2013)[4]
 • Total 26,675
 • Density 207/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym Nunspeter
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 8070–8077
Area code 0341, 0577
Website nunspeet.nl

Dutch Topographic map of Nunspeet, July 2013

Nunspeet (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and town in the central Netherlands. It has been an agricultural site since prehistoric times. It contains a number of villages, namely Hulshorst, Elspeet, and Vierhouten. Nunspeet has a vivid historical foundation, called Nuwenspete.[5] In 1973 Nunspeet became its own separate municipality after having been part of Ermelo before.

Recreation[]

Nunspeet is a popular tourist area because it is surrounded by woods, holiday resorts, and the town center located around the main market square.

Nunspeet is situated on the shore of the Veluwemeer (Veluwe lake) which makes it popular for water leisure. There is also a small lake called "de Zandenplas" which is a popular holiday resort.

Other tourist attractions include the weekly market and the town festival, De nacht van Nunspeet (Nunspeet Night) and the Eibertjesmarkt (Eibertjes market), as well as an annual sporting event called "de Keiler".

Population centres[]

  • Nunspeet
  • Elspeet
  • Hulshorst
  • Vierhouten

Gallery[]

Transportation[]

  • Railway station: Nunspeet

See also[]

  • Round House

References[]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling [Members]" (in Dutch). Gemeente Nunspeet. http://www.nunspeet.nl/bestuur-en-organisatie/samenstelling_41789/. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten [Key figures for neighbourhoods]" (in Dutch). CBS Statline. CBS. 2 July 2013. http://statline.cbs.nl. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 8071GJ" (in Dutch). Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland. Het Waterschapshuis. http://www.ahn.nl/postcodetool. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand [Population growth; regions per month]" (in Dutch). CBS Statline. CBS. 24 June 2013. http://statline.cbs.nl/StatWeb/publication/?DM=SLNL&PA=37230NED&D1=17-18&D2=101-619,621,624-632&D3=l&LA=EN&HDR=T&STB=G1,G2&VW=T. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  5. ^ nuwenspete.nl

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