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Aerial view of Haaksbergen
Aerial view of Haaksbergen
Flag of Haaksbergen
Coat of arms of Haaksbergen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Haaksbergen in a municipal map of Overijssel
Location in Overijssel
Country Netherlands
Province Overijssel
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor vacant
 • Total 105.50 km2 (40.73 sq mi)
 • Land 104.89 km2 (40.50 sq mi)
 • Water 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 27 m (89 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 24,397
 • Density 233/km2 (600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Haaksbergenaar, Haaksberger
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 7480–7489
Area code 053
Website .nl.haaksbergenwww

Haaksbergen (   ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands, in the province of Overijssel, in the Twente region.

The Buurserbeek flows through the municipality of Haaksbergen.


  • Population centres 1
    • Topography 1.1
  • Haaksbergen monstertruck accident 2
  • Notable residents 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Population centres


Dutch Topographic map of Haaksbergen (town), June 2014.

Haaksbergen monstertruck accident

On 28 September 2014 a monster truck crashed in into the attending crowd.[5] Three visitors were reported dead, amongst them one child.[6][7] According to Hans Gerritsen, mayor of Haaksbergen at that moment, twelve people were injured.[7]

Notable residents


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External links

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  • Official website
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