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Epe

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Country  Netherlands
Demonym(s)  Epenaar, Eper
Postcode  8160–8172
Area  157.2 km²
Local time  Saturday 12:06 PM
Elevation  13 m (43 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Website  www.epe.nl
Province  Gelderland
Area code  0578
Epe
Weather  11°C, Wind SE at 8 km/h, 62% Humidity
Points of interest  Renderklippen, Veluws Museum Hagedoo, Nederlands Artillerie Museum

Epe ( [ˈeːpə]) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands.

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Map of Epe, Netherlands

The municipality has a population of 32,191 (2015, source: CBS), and the town itself has a population of 15,552. The town hall stands in Epe, which is situated about 16 km (9.9 mi) north of Apeldoorn and 21 km (13 mi) south of Zwolle.

Another important town within the municipality is Vaassen (12,739 inhabitants), halfway between Epe and Apeldoorn. It has an interesting castle called 'Kasteel De Cannenburgh', which is open to visitors (guided tour compulsory). Epe, Vaassen and also the village of Oene each have a beautiful medieval church. Other population centres of interest are Emst, Gortel, Tongeren, Wissel and Zuuk.

Twin towns — sister cities

Epe is twinned with:

  • Rajecké Teplice, Slovakia
  • Gronau, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Notable residents

  • Marc Overmars (Emst, 1973), football player. Played for AFC Ajax, Arsenal F.C. and F.C. Barcelona
  • Teun Mulder (Zuuk, 1981), track cyclist
  • Esther Hart (Epe, 1970), singer
  • John Stegeman (Epe, 1976), former Manager of Heracles Almelo and former football player of Vitesse
  • References

    Epe Wikipedia


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