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Assen
Ceety an Municipality
Drents Museum in Assen

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Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Assen in a municipal map of Drenthe
Location in Drenthe
Coordinates: 53°0′N 6°34′E / 53.000°N 6.567°E / 53.000; 6.567Coordinates: 53°0′N 6°34′E / 53.000°N 6.567°E / 53.000; 6.567
Kintra Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal cooncil
 • Mayor Carry Abbenhues (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 83.45 km2 (32.22 sq mi)
 • Land 81.94 km2 (31.64 sq mi)
 • Water 1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (November 2013)[4]
 • Total 67,197
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demonym Assenaar, Asser
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 9400–9409, 9486–9489, 9492
Aurie code 0592
Website www.assen.nl

Assen (Dutch: [ˈɑ.sə(n)] ( listen)) is a municipality an a ceety in the northeastren Netherlands, an is the caipital o the province o Drenthe. It received ceety richts in 1809. Assen's main claim tae fame is the TT Circuit Assen the motorcycle racin circuit, whaur on the last Setturday in Juin the Dutch TT is run. Assen haes a railway station: Assen railway station.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Assen. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  3. "Postcodetool for 9401JW". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  5. "Poznań - Miasta partnerskie". 1998–2013 Urząd Miasta Poznania (in Polish). City of Poznań. Archived from the original on 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2013-12-11.