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(20) - Nieuweschans (NL)

Nieuweschans/Reiderland:
Zipcode: 9693
Inhabitans in Dutch 'Reiderland' borough: 7.200 in seven villages.

The village 'Nieuweschans' is the easternmost place of Holland, situated in the Provincie Groningen.
Nieuweschans is also a spa with termal bath and a park: 'Fontana Nieuweschans'.
It is also the easternmost stop of the Dutch railways along the international line 'Leer - Winschoten/Groningen'.

Bunde/Rheiderland:
Zipcode: D-26831
inhabitants: 4500

Border-town in the German Rheiderland borough south of the Dollart-bay along the 'Green coastway'.

 

 Nieuweschans (NL)  Bunde (D):

Parallel to the German motorway  280 on the local road '34' towards the border less than 1km:
Neuschanz = German name of Dutch "Nieuweschans".
Ditzumerverlaat (village) on the other hand lies - contrary to what the spelling of the name might suggest - in Germany.

(Neuschanzer Str.)

 Nieuweschans (NL)  Bunde (D):

Trunk road sign in Germany which you see when leaving at the last German exit (Ausfahrt 2 - 'Bunde-West') of the  280 before the border.
Bunde (Landkreis Leer/Ostfr.) is a German border-town in the Rheiderland.

(Neuschanzer Str.)

 Nieuweschans (NL)  Nieuweschans (NL)

Looking towards the motorway and the border check-point (Autobahn)  280 (D) /  A7  (NL).

In the background the exit to the road-restaurant 'Poort van Groningen' (Groningen Gate).

 Nieuweschans (NL) Nieuweschans (NL):

At the border of the side-road: Dutch road but German side-poles.

 Nieuweschans (NL) Nieuweschans (NL)

Arrival in Nieuweschans / NL. Greetings by a tourist information sign.

 Nieuweschans (NL) Nieuweschans (NL)

Changing road surface between Germany and Holland.

Neuschanzer Str. (D) / Noaberpad (NL)

 Nieuweschans (NL)  Nieuweschans (NL)

Same seen from the German side.

Neuschanzer Str. (D) / Noaberpad (NL)

 Nieuweschans (NL)  Bunde (D):

First German long distance indicator behind the border coming from the Netherlands.

Nieuweschans (NL) Nieuweschans (NL):
The coat of arms of the Dutch borough 'Gemeente Reiderland' (There is a borough of the same name on the German side, yet spelled without the 'h')
Interesting that there are still German poles/markers along the road.
Nieuweschans (NL) Nieuweschans (NL):
Dutch sign-post with recommand max. speed on the right side, yet still a German road-sign on the left.
 Nieuweschans (NL)  Nieuweschans (NL)

Last exit from the trunk road (towards Ditzumerverlaat) before entering the Netherlands.

Neuschanzer Str. (D) / Noaberpad (NL)

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300 yards further down: entering "Nieuweschans" near its industrial area.

(Noaberpad)


NH / BK April 2005

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