Region of Drenthe in the Netherlands
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Drenthe's provincial coat of arms
Number of zones79
Maximum PPH79
Last updated2020-12-19

Drenthe is one of twelve regions in the Netherlands. The region includes the province of the same name and has about 490,000 inhabitants.

The largest city is the provincial capital of Assen. Other major cities are Emmen, Hoogeveen and Meppel.

Adjacent regions are Overijssel in the south, Friesland in the west, Groningen in the north and Niedersachsen (in Germany) in the east.

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Geographical division[edit]


In Drenthe there are eight municipalities with at least one turf zone:

Municipality Zones
Assen 19
Borger-Odoorn 1
Coevorden 10
Emmen 15
Hoogeveen 12
Meppel 11
Noordenveld 10
Westerveld 1


There are 79 turf zones in the region, of which three are counted as water zones, three are counted as train station zones, two are counted as National park zones, three are counted as holy zones, one is counted as summit zone and four are counted as bridge zones.

Updated: 2020-12-19

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