Saturday, April 23, 2011

Netherlands - Kesteren

Views of Kesteren.

Sent by Rita, a postcrosser from the Netherlands.

This is from Wikipedia : Kesteren (51°56′N 5°34′E / 51.933°N 5.567°E / 51.933; 5.567) is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Neder-Betuwe, and lies about 8 km southwest of Wageningen.

Kesteren was a separate municipality until 2002, when it merged with Dodewaard and Echteld. The new municipality was first called "Kesteren", but changed its name to Neder-Betuwe in 2003.

In 2001, the town of Kesteren had 4069 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.95 km², and contained 1330 residences. The statistical area "Kesteren", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 5020.

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