Kalenberg, Overijssel

Kalenberg (Low Saxon: Kaelebarg) is a tourist hamlet within the De Weerribben-Wieden National Park in the Dutch province of Overijssel. The hamlet belongs to the municipality of Steenwijkerland.

Kalenberg
Kaelebarg
View on the village
View on the village
Kalenberg is located in Overijssel
Kalenberg
Kalenberg
Location in the Netherlands
Kalenberg is located in Netherlands
Kalenberg
Kalenberg
Kalenberg (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 52°48′30″N 5°55′02″E / 52.8084°N 5.9173°E / 52.8084; 5.9173Coordinates: 52°48′30″N 5°55′02″E / 52.8084°N 5.9173°E / 52.8084; 5.9173
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
MunicipalitySteenwijkerland
Area
 • Total11.98 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
Elevation−0.4 m (−1.3 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total220
 • Density18/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
8377[1]
Dialing code0561

It was first mentioned in 1845 as Kalemberg, and means "bare hill".[3] Kalenberg started as a peat excavation village. Later, it became an agricultural community. In 1840, it was home to 272 people. Nowadays, the economy is mainly based on tourism due to its location inside the Weerribben-Wieden National Park.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 8377EL". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Kalenberg - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Kalenberg". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 17 March 2022.