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Kampen

Location municipality Kampen Image File history File links Location of Kampen. ...

Country Netherlands
Province Overijssel
Area
- Land
- Water
161.84 km²
141.34 km²
20.5 km²
Population (2005)
- Density
48,964
346/km²

Image:Ltspkr.pngKampen is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. The modern day Netherlands are divided into twelve provinces (provincies in Dutch), listed below with their capital city: Map of the Netherlands, with provinces and capital cities See also the ranked list of Dutch provinces // Structure A Dutch province represents the administrative layer in between the national government and the... Flag of Overijssel Overijssel is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... The purpose of this page is to lay out our policies for handling sounds, and give people some useful information for handling sound files. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ...

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Grafhorst, 's-Heerenbroek, IJsselmuiden, Kampen, Kamperveen, Wilsum and Zalk. Kampen is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Kampen is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Kampen is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ...


The city of Kampen

The IJssel delta near Kampen (click on image to read legend).
The IJssel delta near Kampen (click on image to read legend).

The city of Kampen is situated along the river IJssel close to the point where it flows into the IJsselmeer (formerly the "Zuiderzee"). Image File history File links IJsselDelta. ... Image File history File links IJsselDelta. ... Satellite image of the IJssel basin River IJssel, sometimes called Gelderse IJssel (Gelderland IJssel) to avoid confusion with its Holland counterpart, is a 120 km long branch of the Rhine in the Dutch provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel. ... Traditional boat on the IJsselmeer Landsat photo This 2000 satellite image shows Southern Flevoland covered with active farming. ... Landsat photo The Zuider Zee (Dutch: Zuiderzee, pronounced ZIGH-der-zee) was a former shallow inlet of the North Sea in the northwest of the Netherlands, extending about 100 km inland and at most 50 km wide, with an overall depth of about 4 to 5 meters and a coastline...


Kampen received city rights in 1236. Having been a member of the Hanseatic League it used to be an important port. The population of the city as of 2001 was 32,960. Kampen has one of the best preserved old town centres of the Netherlands. City rights are a medieval phenomenon in the history of the Low Countries. ... // Events May 6 - Roger of Wendover, Benedictine monk and chronicler of St Albanss Abbey dies. ... Carta marina of Baltic Sea (1539). ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous...


Famous people of Kampen

  • Hendrick Avercamp (1585, Amsterdam, † 1634, Kampen), nicknamed “de Stomme van Kampen” (The Mute of Kampen). Important 17th century painter of, predominantly, winterscapes. Serves as a character in various books by Thea Beckman. A street in Kampen is named after him (Avercampstraat), as well as a grand café.
  • Dr. Willem Johan Kolff, (14 februari 1911, Leiden) inventor of the artificial kidney. A street in Kampen is named after him (Dr. Kolfflaan).
  • Jaap Stam (1972, Kampen), famous football player. Played for the Dutch national team, and also at the following clubs: F.C. Zwolle, Cambuur Leeuwarden, Willem II, PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United and Lazio Roma. He started playing football as a child for the local football club D.O.S. Kampen.
  • Henk van Ulsen (born: 1927, Kampen), actor. Played in many teleplays and television series like "Dagboek van een Herdershond", "Briefgeheim", "Pension Hommeles", "Willem van Oranje" and many others.
  • Petra van Staveren (1966, Kampen), swimmer who won the golden medal in the 100 metres breaststroke at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.

Fun on the ice Hendrick Avercamp, (1585 - May 15, 1634) was a Dutch painter. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 742,951(1 January 2005) Coordinates Website www. ... Kampen may refer: Kampen, Germany on the island Sylt Kampen, Netherlands a town a city district in Oslo, Norway a city district (in Finnish: Kamppi) in Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Thea Beckman (23 July 1923, Rotterdam – 5 May 2004, Bunnik) was a famous Dutch author of childrens books. ... Leyden redirects here. ... Human kidneys viewed from behind with spine removed The kidneys are bean-shaped excretory organs in vertebrates. ... Jaap Stam (real name Jakob Stam, born July 17, 1972 in Kampen, Netherlands) is a Dutch football player. ... Kampen may refer: Kampen, Germany on the island Sylt Kampen, Netherlands a town a city district in Oslo, Norway a city district (in Finnish: Kamppi) in Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Philips Sport Vereniging (English: Philips Sports Union), widely known either as PSV or PSV Eindhoven, is a sports club from Eindhoven, the Netherlands. ... Manchester United Football Club is an English football club, based at Old Trafford Football Ground, Manchester. ... Kampen may refer: Kampen, Germany on the island Sylt Kampen, Netherlands a town a city district in Oslo, Norway a city district (in Finnish: Kamppi) in Helsingfors (Helsinki), Finland This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Petronella Grietje (Petra) van Staveren (born June 2, 1966 in Kampen, Overijssel) is a former swimmer from The Netherlands, who won the golden medal in the 100 metres breaststroke at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. ... Audio samples composed by John Williams: Olympic Fanfare (1985) ( file info) 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Olympic Theme (1985) ( file info) 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Problems playing the files? See media help. ... Nickname: City of Angels Official website: http://www. ...

Grafhorst

Grafhorst (population as of 2001: 770) is a small town about 3 km north of Kampen. It received city rights in 1333. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... City rights are a medieval phenomenon in the history of the Low Countries. ... Events End of the Kamakura period and beginning of the Kemmu restoration in Japan. ...


Wilsum

Wilsum (population as of 2001: 710) is a small town located on the river IJssel, about 4km southeast of Kampen. It received city rights in 1331. Wilsum is most known for its church, which was built in 1050 and as such the oldest church in the province Overijssel. Thanks to several restorations (the last one being in 1982) the church is still in a very good state. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Satellite image of the IJssel basin River IJssel, sometimes called Gelderse IJssel (Gelderland IJssel) to avoid confusion with its Holland counterpart, is a 120 km long branch of the Rhine in the Dutch provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel. ... City rights are a medieval phenomenon in the history of the Low Countries. ... Events September 8 - Stefan Dusan declares himself king of Serbia Start of the reign of Emperor Kogon of Japan, first of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Births Coluccio Salutati, Florentine political leader (died 1406) Deaths January 14 - Odoric, Italian explorer October 27 - Abulfeda, Arab historian and geographer (born 1273) Categories: 1331...


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Overijssel Province

Almelo | Borne | Dalfsen | Deventer | Dinkelland | Enschede | Haaksbergen | Hardenberg | Hellendoorn | Hengelo | Hof van Twente | Kampen | Losser | Oldenzaal | Olst-Wijhe | Ommen | Raalte | Rijssen-Holten | Staphorst | Steenwijkerland | Tubbergen | Twenterand | Wierden | Zwartewaterland | Zwolle Flag of Overijssel Overijssel is a province of the Netherlands, located in the central eastern part of the country. ... Image File history File links Flag_Overijssel. ... Almelo is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Borne is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Dalfsen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Deventer is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands in the province of Overijssel on the east bank of the IJssel river. ... Dinkelland is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Enschede is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel, in the Twente region. ... Haaksbergen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Hardenberg is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel. ... Hellendoorn is a municipality and a town in the centre of the Dutch province of Overijssel. ... This article is about the city in Overijssel, Netherlands. ... Hof van Twente is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Kampen is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Losser is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Oldenzaal is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands, near the border with Germany. ... Olst-Wijhe is a municipality in the province of Overijssel, eastern Netherlands. ... Ommen is a municipality and a city in the eastern Netherlands. ... Raalte is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Rijssen-Holten is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands, the result of a merger in 2001, but until 2003 just called Rijssen. ... Staphorst is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Steenwijkerland (before 2003 called Steenwijk) is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Tubbergen is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands. ... Twenterand is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Wierden is a town and a municipality in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel. ... Zwartewaterland is a municipality in the eastern Netherlands. ... Country: Netherlands Province: Overijssel Coordinates: 52°30′ N 6°5′ E Area - Land - Water 119. ...

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