Tiendeveen

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Tiendeveen
Coordinates: 52°44′49″N6°32′38″E / 52.74694°N 6.54389°E / 52.74694; 6.54389
Country Netherlands
Province Drenthe
Municipality Hoogeveen
Population (1 January 2004) 800

Tiendeveen is a tiny village in the Netherlands in the municipality of Hoogeveen with a population of about 800 (as in 2014). Tiendeveen takes its name from the Dutch word for peat, "veen", which is collected there, just as in Hoogeveen and Witteveen.

Netherlands Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe

The Netherlands is a country located mainly in Northwestern Europe. The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve separate provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. Including three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba— it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian.

Hoogeveen Municipality in Drenthe, Netherlands

Hoogeveen[ˌɦoːɣəˈveːn](listen) is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands.

Dutch language West Germanic language

Dutch(Nederlands ) is a West Germanic language spoken by around 23 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting the majority of people in the Netherlands and Belgium. It is the third most widely spoken Germanic language, after its close relatives English and German.

Coordinates: 52°44′49″N6°32′38″E / 52.74694°N 6.54389°E / 52.74694; 6.54389

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