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Drenthe, Netherlands

Drenthe is one of 12 primary administrative regions in Netherlands with a population of approximately 463,663 people.

Facts and figures on Drenthe at a glance

Region name: Drenthe (Provincie Drenthe)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 463,663 people
Country: Netherlands
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Drenthe (Provincie Drenthe) is located in the regional capital Assen (Assen) with a population of 62,237 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Drenthe's regional capital Assen to Netherlands's capital Amsterdam (Amsterdam) is approximately 133 km (82 mi).

Facts and figures about Drenthe
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Drenthe Provincie Drenthe463,663 peopleAssen Assen62,237 people

Compare with other regions in Netherlands.

Map of Drenthe

Map of Drenthe

Information on Drenthe

Information on Drenthe
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Drenthe Provincie DrentheAssen Assen12NetherlandsEurope

Time in Drenthe

Time in Drenthe
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 9:51pmNoSat, 25 Mar 2023 - 9:51pmUTC +1.0Europe/Amsterdam

Geographic coordinates of Drenthe

Latitude & Longitude of Drenthe
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map52°49'60.0"N (52.8333300°)6°34'60.0"E (6.5833300°)

Subregions in Drenthe

There are 12 administrative subregions in Drenthe.
Subregions in Drenthe
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Gemeente Aa en Hunze Gemeente Aa en Hunze1.25,355--
Gemeente Assen Gemeente Assen2.67,190Assen Assen62,237
Gemeente Borger-Odoorn Gemeente Borger-Odoorn3.25,625--
Gemeente Coevorden Gemeente Coevorden4.35,770--
Gemeente De Wolden Gemeente De Wolden5.23,580--
Gemeente Emmen Gemeente Emmen6.108,050--
Gemeente Hoogeveen Gemeente Hoogeveen7.54,665--
Gemeente Meppel Gemeente Meppel8.32,865--
Gemeente Midden-Drenthe Gemeente Midden-Drenthe9.33,365--
Gemeente Noordenveld Gemeente Noordenveld10.31,085--
Gemeente Tynaarlo Gemeente Tynaarlo11.32,490--
Gemeente Westerveld Gemeente Westerveld12.18,930--

External sources of information on Drenthe

Drenthe on Wikipedia