Hedel

Local nameHedel
LocationGelderland, Netherlands

Hedel is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Maasdriel, and lies about 7 km northwest of 's-Hertogenbosch.

Hedel was a separate municipality until 1999, when it was merged with Maasdriel.In World War II, there were a lot of fights in Hedel, especially during the month April 1945 when the armies of the Princess Irene Brigade came to liberate the town. Hedel has a very strategic location, it lies on the border of Gelderland and North-Brabant and on the Maas. Almost the whole town of Hedel was destroyed during World War II.

A monument to 12 members of the Princess Irene Brigade killed between April 23rd and April 26th, 1945 was erected in Hedel.Hedel has its own harbor named 't Stik. There is also an excavation of the castle of Hedel.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedel

Address 34 Voorstraat, Hedel 5321GH, Netherlands

Coordinates 51°44'41.574" N 5°15'34.942" E

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