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Annerveenschekanaal

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Country  Netherlands
Area  3.26 km²
Local time  Sunday 1:44 AM
Municipality  Aa en Hunze
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Population  424 (1 Jan 2008)
Province  Drenthe
Annerveenschekanaal
Weather  7°C, Wind SW at 27 km/h, 89% Humidity

Annerveenschekanaal is a village in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is a part of the municipality of Aa en Hunze, and lies about 18 km east of Assen.

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Map of Annerveenschekanaal, Netherlands

The statistical area "Annerveenschekanaal", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 420.

The village was founded around 1770, when its name was Annerveensche Compagnie.

The village is on the Grevelingskanaal, and together with the smaller village of Eexterveenschekanaal forms part of the protected historic area Rijksbeschermd gezicht Annerveenschekanaal/Eexterveenschekanaal. In recent years the old swing bridges crossing the canal have been restored to their original condition and tours are available.

Transportation

There is no station here. The nearest stations are Assen railway station, Groningen railway station and Kropswolde railway station. There are no bus services here either.

For further information see Aa en Hunze#Transportation.

References

Annerveenschekanaal Wikipedia


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