Assen

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Assen
Drents Museum in Assen
Drents Museum in Assen
Banner o Assen
Banner
Coat o airms o Assen
Coat o airms
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
KintraNetherlands
ProvinceDrenthe
Govrenment
 • BodiMunicipal cooncil
 • MayorCarry Abbenhues (PvdA)
Area
 • Total83.45 km2 (32.22 sq mi)
 • Land81.94 km2 (31.64 sq mi)
 • Water1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Tot67,601
 • Density825/km2 (2,140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Assenaar, Asser
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
9400–9409, 9486–9489, 9492
Aurie code0592
Wabsteidwww.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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  1. "Burgemeester" (in Dutch). Gemeente Assen. Retrieved 5 October 2013. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  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. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. "Poznań - Miasta partnerskie". 1998–2013 Urząd Miasta Poznania (in Polish). City of Poznań. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2013-12-11.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)