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Despite these defences, Doetinchem was besieged many times and during the Eighty Years’ War — was besieged and conquered twice.


Apart from the sieges mentioned above, in a large fire destroyed most of the city including the city archives which means that many earlier dates in the history of Doetinchem are somewhat unreliableand in most of the city was killed by plague. Archived from the original on 14 July This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat Retrieved 12 March Doetinchem has an annual street-theater festival Buitengewoon Extraordinaryand the City Festival, a big festival with musicacts, theatre, a carnival and fireworks.

The marathon was held from 23 August to the 26th. From tillthe city grew enormously as new districts such as Dichteren were built, and as Doetinchem incorporates outlying villages such as Wehl into its municipality.

However, some prisoners were executed after being implicated in the shooting death in Putten of an important German officer by the Dutch Resistance and disastrously, in March and Aprilthe centre of Doetinchem was largely destroyed by Allied bombing which was either intended for nearby German towns or, as some say, was to destroy the German defenses in Doetinchem. The Dutch company, Philipshad a factory for some years in the city. Doetinchem receives four trains per hour to Arnhem Monday to Friday and there are always 2 trains per hour between Arnhem and Winterswijk.

Although originally a Roman Catholic church, it became Dutch Reformed in These prehistoric hunters were followed by Celtic and Germanic tribes like the Franks and Saxons.


Today the A15 is called the A InDoetinchem faced increasing danger from plunderers, and so the city wall was raised by a metre. See also Netherlands Provinces Municipalities. Interlanguage link template link number CS1 Dutch-language sources nl Use dmy dates from December Articles with short description Coordinates on Wikidata Articles with hAudio microformats Commons category link from Wikidata.

The home of De Graafschap was completely revamped to transform it into an all-seater arena.

Roman coins have been found and there is also archaeological evidence of the Vikings having plundered the area. The municipality had a population of 57, in doetincuems consists of an area of In the decades after the war, Doetinchem grew and in a few years had outgrown its doetincnems in the Achterhoek, namely DoesburgWinterswijk and Zutphen.

Views Read Edit View history. A few other important buildings in the city are the Amphion-Theaterthe Gruitpoorta big cultural centre, the Rietveld Lyceumthe biggest high school in Doetinchem and the Tax administration office. This information was then passed to the Allies.

Doetinchem – Wikipedia

The municipality of Doetinchem consists of:. Jewish cemetery of Doetichem. Inthe city is still growing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

For a long time Doetinchem remained a small place but around it started to grow and, after suffering several attempts by plunderers, a town wall was built. This section was extended to Varsseveld in Wehl was a separate municipality with about 6, inhabitants, including Nieuw-Wehl until 31 Decemberwhen it merged with the municipality of Doetinchem.

He found that the Germans were researching nuclear fission in a converted school. The city itself was liberated by The Calgary Highlanders in after a brief battle there. In a writer called Karel Berkhuysen researched about the Allied bombing. The stands are fully covered, with the roof painted in the blue and white of the club.


However, eventually the walls became seen as redundant or perhaps ineffective and inthey were torn down. By building new district as het Loo and Isseldoksand the opening of a brand new theatre and cinema, Doetinchem is the biggest growing city in Gelderland. From its early years, Doetinchem had been an important marketplace for farmers to sell their wares; the market was held in the central square called the Simonsplein right up until the Second World War.

Doetinchem has been doettinchems to the Dutch national highway system since Novemberdoftinchems the Zevenaar-Doetinchem section of Highway 15 A15 was opened.

Retrieved from ” https: Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland in Dutch. Even during the Second World War, Doetinchem came off fairly lightly at first; there was only a small German occupying force and the city even escaped the worst effects of the Hunger Winter.

The city has three windmills. In April or May, a local evening four-day marathon is organized. Retrieved 23 June Retrieved 27 October However, it was not until the second half of the 19th century that the city-gates and most of the rampart were removed. Which of the two is true has never really been clarified and there is still some discussion about the true intentions of the bombardment.

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Doetinchem. This makes Doetinchem the largest town by population in the Achterhoek. The rail company is Syntus.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Doetinche,s 27 April There were four barriers in the wall which, being weak points, were replaced over time by four large city-gates known as: Municipality in Gelderland, Netherlands.