Overschie - The Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein
N 51° 56.262 E 004° 25.024
31U E 597415 N 5755057
Quick Description: Overschie is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland, and now a neighbourhood of Rotterdam
Location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 2/25/2011 3:46:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMATYW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
The village of Overschie is located on the intersection of four rivers called "Schie": the Delftsche Schie, Schiedamsche Schie, Delfshavensche Schie, and Rotterdamsche Schie. It was a separate municipality between 1817 and 1941, when it merged with Rotterdam.[1] Immediately after the Second World War, the construction of a large suburb was begun southeast of the village.

"Overschie" is now also the name of a deelgemeente (borough) of the city of Rotterdam, covering the former village, the neighbourhood Overschie, airport Zestienhoven, and the countryside to the north including the hamlet Zweth.
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