Nootdorp is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is located approximately 2 km to the east of Delft and about 6 km southeast of the centre of The Hague. Nootdorp was a separate municipality until 2002, when it merged with Pijnacker to form Pijnacker-Nootdorp.[2]

Nootdorp
Nootdorp, street with church
Nootdorp, street with church
Flag of Nootdorp
Flag
Coat of arms of Nootdorp
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 52°2′28″N 4°23′52″E / 52.04111°N 4.39778°E / 52.04111; 4.39778
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceSouth Holland
MunicipalityPijnacker-Nootdorp
Population
 (1 January 2014)[1]
19,045
WebsitePijnacker-Nootdorp.nl

HistoryEdit

Nootdorp has its roots in the 13th century, it was first mentioned in 1281 as a "safe road" located at what is now known as the Veenweg.

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SportEdit

After the formation of the Netherlands national rugby league team, the town formed a rugby league club called the Nootdorp Panthers. They are the first domestic rugby league club in the country that play in the Dutch Rugby League Competition.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pijnacker-nootdorp in Cijfers" (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 52°02′N 4°24′E / 52.033°N 4.400°E / 52.033; 4.400