Maarn is a town in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is a part of the municipality of Utrechtse Heuvelrug, and is located about 10 km east of Zeist.

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The former municipality of Maarn
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Coordinates: 52°4′N 5°22′E / 52.067°N 5.367°E / 52.067; 5.367Coordinates: 52°4′N 5°22′E / 52.067°N 5.367°E / 52.067; 5.367
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceUtrecht
MunicipalityUtrechtse Heuvelrug
Population
 (1 January 2008)
4,651
Area code(s)0343
Major roadsA12, N227

In 2001, the town of Maarn had 4,071 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.26 km², and contained 1,793 residences.[1]

Until 2006, Maarn was a separate municipality, covering both Maarn and Maarsbergen.

Maarn is a small village in the heart of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug, a protected nature reserve in the Netherlands. The village has approximately 8,000 inhabitants, has a very small center and is probably best known for its tourism to the numerous camp-sites that surround the village.

HistoryEdit

Maarn was built in 1921 for the workers who worked in the sand excavation of the Dutch Railways. In 2003 municipality was renovated according to current standards and regulations. [2]

TransportationEdit

Railway station: Maarn

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Statistics are for the continuous built-up area Archived 2006-03-19 at the Wayback Machine, retrieved on 2009-10-15.
  2. ^ "Maarn", Wikipedia (in Dutch), 2018-07-11, retrieved 2019-06-10
 
Former townhall
 
Church: Sint Theresiakerk
 
square: Het 5 mei-plein