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Hoogeveen

Municipality in Drenthe, Netherlands / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Hoogeveen (Dutch: [ˌɦoːɣəˈveːn] (listen); Dutch Low Saxon: 't Ogeveine or 't Oveine) is a municipality and a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe.

Dutch Topographic map of Hoogeveen (town), March 2014
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Hoogeveen
't O(ge)veine (Dutch Low Saxon)
Former court house in Hoogeveen
Location in Drenthe
Coordinates: 52°44′N 6°29′E
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceDrenthe
Government
  BodyMunicipal council
  MayorKarel Loohuis (PvdA)
Area
  Total129.25 km2 (49.90 sq mi)
  Land127.54 km2 (49.24 sq mi)
  Water1.71 km2 (0.66 sq mi)
Elevation12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (January 2021)[4]
  Total55,603
  Density436/km2 (1,130/sq mi)
DemonymHoogevener
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
Parts of 7900 range
Area code0524, 0528
Websitewww.hoogeveen.nl
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