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life in a small Town in Central Netherlands
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Roman Border Post
I needed to know and yes, I knew I have seen it. A group has placed all along the former Roman Empire border singposts, saying this was the outer Northern border of the Roman Empire. We have one in Woerden aswel. I happen to pass it by when I drive to bring a visit to my mother.
City in the west of the Dutch province Utrecht, founded by the Romans in 40 AD as a castellum at the Northern Fronteer of the Roman Empire. Received city rights in 1372, forensic city for North and South Holland's bigger cities, 33.650 inhabitants.
Woerden Community contains the towns and villages: Harmelen, Kamerik and Zegveld.