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Bovenkarspel-Grootebroek Railway Station
Bovenkarspel- Grootebroek
Grootebroek
is a railway station for Grootebroek, Stede Broec and Bovenkarspel, Netherlands. The station opened on 6 June 1885 and is located between Hoorn and Enkhuizen. The station is on the Zaandam– Enkhuizen
Enkhuizen
railway. The station and services are operated Nederlandse Spoorwegen
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Netherlands
The Netherlands
The Netherlands
(/ˈnɛðərləndz/ ( listen); Dutch: Nederland [ˈneːdərˌlɑnt] ( listen)), also known informally as Holland, is a country in Western Europe
Europe
with a population of seventeen million
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Grootebroek
Grootebroek
Grootebroek
is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is located in the municipality of Stede Broec. Grootebroek
Grootebroek
was a separate municipality until 1979.[1] The town is called Grootebroek
Grootebroek
after a large swamp in the area; in Dutch, "groote" means "large" and "broek" means "trousers". The most common meaning of "broek" in present-day Dutch is "pants", leading to some hilarity about the town's name. Grootebroek
Grootebroek
is located next to Lutjebroek, "small swamp". The Dutch football players Frank and Ronald de Boer
Ronald de Boer
grew up in Grootebroek. References[edit]^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.External links[edit]J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Grootebroek"
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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List Of Railway Stations In Amsterdam
This is an index for the Amsterdam
Amsterdam
railway stations. Amsterdam
Amsterdam
is the capital of the Netherlands. The operator of all trains within and around Amsterdam
Amsterdam
is the Nederlandse Spoorwegen. Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Centraal also known as Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Central. This is Amsterdam's main station. Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Amstel
Amstel
This station on the eastern bank of the river Amstel is on the Amsterdam
Amsterdam
to Utrecht railway line. Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Bijlmer ArenA This is the main station for the south-eastern outskirts of Amsterdam
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North Holland
North Holland
Holland
(Dutch: Noord- Holland
Holland
[ˌnoːrt ˈɦɔlɑnt] ( listen), West Frisian Dutch: Noard-Holland) is a province of the Netherlands
Netherlands
located in the northwestern part of the country. It is situated on the North Sea, north of South Holland and Utrecht, and west of Friesland
Friesland
and Flevoland. In 2015, it had a population of 2,762,163[4] and a total area of 2,670 km2 (1,030 sq mi). From the 9th to the 16th century, the area was an integral part of the County of Holland. During this period West Friesland
Friesland
was incorporated. In the 17th and 18th century, the area was part of the province of Holland
Holland
and commonly known as the Noorderkwartier
Noorderkwartier
(English: "Northern Quarter")
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Venhuizen
Venhuizen
Venhuizen
(West Frisian: Fenhúze) (population: 4,364) is a town in the north-western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland
North Holland
and the region of West-Frisia, in the municipality of Drechterland. Venhuizen
Venhuizen
was a separate municipality until 1 January 2006, when it was merged with the existing municipality of Drechterland. It was decided to call the new municipality Drechterland. On a map of the Hollands Noorderkwartier from 1288 is Venhuizen mentioned as Veenhusen. The name could be referring to houses at or in the fen. The Dutch Reformed church dates from the 15th century. The other large church is the Roman Catholic St. Lucaskerk (St. Lucas church), built in 1956
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Hoogkarspel
Hoogkarspel (West Frisian: Hougkarspel) (population estimate: 7932) is a village in the municipality Drechterland, located in the north west of the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The name derives from the words hoog (Dutch for "high") and kerspel, a Middle Dutch word for parish. Hoogkarspel was a separate municipality until 1979, when it was merged into the new municipality of Bangert, which has been renamed to Drechterland in 1980.[1]Contents1 Transportation 2 Archeology 3 References 4 External linksTransportation[edit] There is a railway station, Hoogkarspel, with half-hourly connections to Hoorn, Amsterdam and Enkhuizen. Archeology[edit] The so-called Hoogkarspel culture is an important part of the Elp culture, a culture of the Bronze Age dating from approx
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Enkhuizen
Enkhuizen
Enkhuizen
[ɛŋkˈɦœy̯zə(n)] ( listen) is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland
North Holland
and the region of West-Frisia.Contents1 History 2 Tourism 3 Industry 4 Population centres 5 Local government 6 Gallery 7 Transport 8 Notable residents 9 References9.1 Literature10 External linksHistory[edit]Historical populationYear Pop. ±% p.a.1398 1,900 —    1477 3,500 +0.78%1494 3,175 −0.57%1514 3,600 +0.63%1553 4,450 +0.54%1557 5,500 +5.44%1561 7,750 +8.95%1622 21,878 +1.72%1632 19,150 −1.32%1732 10,420 −0.61%1795 6,803 −0.67%Source: Lourens & Lucassen 1997, pp. 59–60 Enkhuizen
Enkhuizen
was one of the harbour-towns of the VOC, just like Hoorn
Hoorn
and Amsterdam, from where overseas trade with the East Indies
East Indies
was conducted
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Stede Broec
Stede Broec ( pronunciation (help·info))(West Frisian: Stee Broek) is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia. The name Stede Broec derives from "stede" (meaning city) and "broec" (meaning swamp).Contents1 Population centres 2 History 3 Local government 4 References 5 External linksPopulation centres[edit] The municipality of Stede Broec consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Bovenkarspel, Grootebroek, [ and Lutjebroek.Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Stede Broec, June 2015 History[edit] Grootebroek and Bovenkarspel together received city rights in 1364, under the name of Broek. In 1402 Lutjebroek shared in the city rights and Hoogkarspel joined in 1403
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Lutjebroek
Lutjebroek
Lutjebroek
is a village in the Netherlands. It is part of the municipality of Stede Broec. Lutjebroek
Lutjebroek
has a population of just over 2000 people. In colloquial Dutch, Lutjebroek
Lutjebroek
has become synonymous with "any insignificant speck on the map". This is probably due to the comical sound of the name: the Dutch word luttel is akin to the English word "little" and broek is Dutch for "pants". However, broek as used in Lutjebroek
Lutjebroek
and other Dutch geographical names means swamp. Lutjebroek takes its name from the small swamp that existed nearby when the place was settled
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Railway Station
A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight. It generally consists of at least one track-side platform and a station building (depot) providing such ancillary services as ticket sales and waiting rooms. If a station is on a single-track line, it often has a passing loop to facilitate traffic movements. The smallest stations are most often referred to as "stops" or, in some parts of the world, as "halts" (flag stops). Stations may be at ground level, underground, or elevated
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Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Nederlandse Spoorwegen
(NS; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈneːdərlɑntsə ˈspoːrʋeːɣə(n)]; English: "Dutch Railways") is the principal passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. NS provides rail services on the Dutch main rail network (hoofdrailnet). The rail infrastructure is maintained by network manager ProRail, which was split off from NS in 2003
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Heerlen Railway Station
Heerlen
Heerlen
is a railway station located in Heerlen, Netherlands.Contents1 History 2 Train services 3 Bus services 4 External linksHistory[edit] The station was opened on 1 May 1896 and is located on the Sittard–Herzogenrath railway
Sittard–Herzogenrath railway
and the Heerlen–Schin op Geul railway
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Maastricht Railway Station
Maastricht
Maastricht
railway station is located in Maastricht, the Netherlands. It is the main railway station in Limburg's capital city. It is the southern terminus of the Alkmaar– Maastricht
Maastricht
intercity service by NS. Additionally, Arriva
Arriva
and the Belgian NMBS
NMBS
serve the station with local trains.Contents1 History1.1 Plans2 Train services 3 Bus services3.1 City buses 3.2 Night buses 3.3 Regional buses4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The station opened on 23 October 1853 together with the Maastricht– Aachen
Aachen
railway (nl). In 1856, a railway connection to Hasselt
Hasselt
was opened. Both lines are now (partially) closed. In 1861, the Liège- Maastricht
Maastricht
railway connection was opened
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Bloemendaal Railway Station
Bloemendaal
Bloemendaal
railway station is located in Bloemendaal, near Haarlem, the Netherlands. The station was opened on 1 May 1900 on the Haarlem–Uitgeest railway. The station has 2 platforms
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