Wednesday, 2 December 2015

The Netherlands: Emmen

Emmen is a municipality and a town in the northeastern Netherlands not far away from the german border. The municipality of Emmen has about 104,000 inhabitants, with 56,000 living in the town Emmen. Prime economic booster since the 1980s is the zoo, the Dierenpark Emmen. Begun in the 1930s, it was almost completely redesigned in the 1970s, and is now co-owned by the municipality of Emmen. It attracts over 1.5 million visitors per year.

The card arrived in an envelope with some nice stamps:

from the left:
Beautiful Netherlands - Issued: 24-05-2006
Beautiful Netherlands (from a set of two) - Issued: 09-08-2005

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