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Assen

Assen
Administration
Full nameAssen
Official nameAssen
Settlement typeMunicipality / City
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceDrenthe
Geography
Total Area32.2 sq mi (83.48 km2)
Land Area31.7 sq mi (82.09 km2)
Water Area0.5 sq mi (1.39 km2)
Demography
Total Population64320 (1 January, 2007)
Density (pop.)784/km2 (2030.6/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)

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Assen ( ) is a municipality and a city in the north eastern Netherlands, capital of the province of Drenthe. It received city rights in 1809.

Assen's main claim to fame is the TT Circuit Assen the motorcycle racing circuit, where on the last Saturday in June the Dutch TT is run.

Assen has a railway station - Assen railway station.


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