Renkum is the name of a village in the municipality of Renkum.

In the early days, the name of the village was written as Redinchem. In the 19th century, Renkum developed itself. There existed six paper mills, three water-cornmills and one water-oil mill. There were two factories, a treacle factory and a potato starch-flour factory.

During World War II, Renkum was involved in the Battle of Arnhem.

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