Oldenzaal

Oldenzaal (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɔldə(n)zaːl] (listen)) is a municipality and a city in the eastern province of Overijssel in the Netherlands. It is part of the region of Twente and is close to the German border.

It received city rights in 1249. Historically, the city was part of the Hanseatic League as a subsidiary city of the fellow Hanseatic city of Deventer.

Located on the A1 motorway from Amsterdam to Germany, Oldenzaal also has a rail connection to Hengelo.

As of 1 January 2019, 31,885 people lived in Oldenzaal.

In the Netherlands, Oldenzaal is well known for its carnaval festivities. During the carnaval season Oldenzaal is known as "Boeskool-stad" which is a local dialiect of the word Coliflower-town. During the main carnaval weekend over 100,000 people come for the big parade showing high and mighty carnaval trucks.

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  1. Gemeente Zandvoort Burgerlijke Stand ZandvoortZandvoortMarriage record for Adrianus Niekerk & Pietje Koper, civil registry of marriages, Zandvoort, 1895-02-14, record 1
  2. Gemeente Oldenzaal Burgerlijke Stand OldenzaalOldenzaalDeath record for Adrianus van Niekerk, civil registry of deaths, Oldenzaal, 1924, record 86
  3. Gemeente Oldenzaal Burgerlijke Stand OldenzaalOldenzaalMarriage record for Jan Feenstra & Petronella van Niekerk, civil registry of marriages, Oldenzaal, 1923-10-20, record 51
  4. Gemeente Tietjerksteradeel Bevolkingsregister TietjerksteradeelTietjerksteradeelCivil registry, Tietjerksteradeel, 1914-1939, sheet 1364
  5. Gemeente Oldenzaal Burgerlijke Stand OldenzaalOldenzaalBirth record for Petronella van Niekerk, civil registry of births, Oldenzaal, 1901-10-31, record 182
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  7. Gemeente Oldenzaal Burgerlijke Stand OldenzaalOldenzaalDeath record for Pietje Koper, civil registry of deaths, Oldenzaal, 1952-11-04, record 118