Nieuwegein (NL)

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Nieuwegein is a municipality and city in the Dutch province of Utrecht. It is bordered on the north by the city of Utrecht, the provincial capital. Nieuwegein was founded on 1 July 1971 as a planned city, following the merger of the former municipalities of Jutphaas and Vreeswijk. The new town was built for the expanding population of the city of Utrecht, and grew rapidly during the decades following its foundation. Three canals flow through Nieuwegein: the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal, the Lek River and the Merwede Canal. The Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (Royal Dutch Cricket Board), which controls cricket in the Netherlands, is based in Nieuwegein.

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Postmark Examples

Cancel from Business Point Nieuwegein Grote Wade, December 20, 2009.
Personal Postage Stamps from the Netherlands, cancelled in Nieuwegein, 30-VI-2014. Picture obtained from Gulfmann Wu.

Cards and Covers

This postal card with three postage stamps (10c, 55c and 70c) was sent on the last day of validity: 31-X-2013. As from 1-XI-2013 only postage stamps in EUROcents could be used.

Machine cancels

Slogan cancel 2005, "Writing says more"
Meter cancel Nieuwegein, 1991.
Meter cancel Nieuwegein, 1992.
Meter cancel Nieuwegein, 1996.
Meter cancel Nieuwegein, 1981.
Meter cancel Nieuwegein, 1983.
Meter cancel Nieuwegein, 1999.