region of the Netherlands

Twente (Low Saxon: Tweante) is a historical region in the Province of Overijssel, the Netherlands.

Twente in the Netherlands
Map of Twente
Flag of Twente

Its capital is Enschede.

About 628,000 people are living in Twente.

They are called Tukkers and speak Tweants, which is a Low Saxon dialect.


Netwerkstad TwenteEdit

Almelo, Borne, Enschede, Hengelo, and Oldenzaal are working together in the so-called Netwerkstad Twente. Its aim is to improve the economy of Twente.[1] About 370,000 people are living in Netwerkstad Twente in 2021.

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