Hagestein

Hagestein is a small town in the municipality of Vijfheerenlanden, Utrecht, Netherlands, on the Lek River, about 2 km east of Vianen. It received city rights in 1382 but was demolished in 1405.

Hagestein
Coat of arms of Hagestein
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°58′47″N 5°7′14″E / 51.97972°N 5.12056°E / 51.97972; 5.12056
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceUtrecht
MunicipalityVijfheerenlanden
Population
 (31 december 2008)
1,452
Reformed Church of Hagestein

Hagestein was a separate municipality between 1818 and 1986, when it merged with Vianen.[1] Until 2002, it was a part of the province of South Holland.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.

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Coordinates: 51°59′N 5°07′E / 51.983°N 5.117°E / 51.983; 5.117