Category: Deventer

  • 10 Facts You Might Not Know About Deventer

    10 Facts You Might Not Know About Deventer

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    Deventer hosts the largest book fair in Europe. The female Jewish poet and writer Etty Hillesum lived in Deventer during the war before being deported to Auschwitz. During the production of the 1977 film A Bridge Too Far, all of the scenes taking place in nearby Arnhem were filmed in Deventer. Deventer was most likely founded around…

  • Sports and Event Center De Scheg

    Sports and Event Center De Scheg

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    De Scheg is a sports and event center in Deventer, part of the sports complex is a skating rink, which has been around since 1992. Within the complex contains a subtropical swimming pool and gyms. Elder Margriet de Jager opened the sports complex for the public on October 8, 2011. A week later, the 42nd…

  • Deventer Statistics and figures

    Deventer Statistics and figures

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    Deventer in numbers POPULATION [su_table] Population 98,510 (2017) Population Density 1,950/sq mi (2017) Families 44,658 (2015) Males % 49.5 (2015) Females % 50.5 (2015) Foreigners % 4.7 (2015) Average age (years) 40.2 (2015) Age Group Population Year Updated 0-14 years 17,057 (2017) 15-64 years 65,127 (2017) 65+ years 17,111 (2017) Urbanization Population Year Updated Highly urbanized…

  • Geert Groote Huis Museum

    Geert Groote Huis Museum

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    The Museum Geert Groote Huis is totally devoted to Deventenaar Geert Groote, lived between 1340 – 1384.He’s called the founder of the ‘Modern Devotion’. This renewal movement was a personal embodiment of faith and sincere life and a personal embodiment of faith. The Museum offers the the interactive timeline can reveal what happened in his life and…

  • Museum MORE Dutch Modern Realism

    Museum MORE Dutch Modern Realism

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    Museum MORE is the largest museum for Dutch Modern Realism, The collection was acquired by Hans Melchers and containing works by leading Dutch realist artistes of the past 100 years. Hans Melchers acquired the collection with the intention of gathering top works of Dutch Modern Realistic and making it accessible to a wider audience. Museum MORE has…

  • Museum De Waag

    Museum De Waag

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    Museum De Waag, Used to be known as Historical Museum Deventer, located in the monumental building de Waag at the Brink in the center of Deventer. Historic collections such as paintings, prints, drawings, coins and treasures can be found in the museum, as well as pieces of construction, household goods and objects from the industry. The…

  • Photographs of Deventer

    Photographs of Deventer

    Deventer   Deventer located in the Overijssel province of Netherlands, Located in the east bank of the Ijssel River, it’s a mid-size city, also one of the oldest cities in Netherlands, with historic buildings, what makes Deventer unique is by having the oldest brick house, oldest park and oldest academic library. Information & Statistics Elevation:…