Spier is a town in the Dutch province of Drenthe. It is located in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe, about 11 km north of Hoogeveen.

Spier
Town
LocatieMidden-Drenthe.png
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Spier in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Spier in the municipality of Midden-Drenthe.
Coordinates: 52°49′6″N 6°28′3″E / 52.81833°N 6.46750°E / 52.81833; 6.46750Coordinates: 52°49′6″N 6°28′3″E / 52.81833°N 6.46750°E / 52.81833; 6.46750
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceDrenthe
MunicipalityMidden-Drenthe
Population
 (2008)
 • Total129
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
9417
Dialing code0593

In 2001, the town of Spier had 91 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.036 km2, and contained 35 residences.[1] The statistical area "Spier", which can also include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 370.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005. As of 1 January 2005.