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life in a small Town in Central Netherlands
Sunday, May 31, 2009
The Waag (weigh house) has been built in 1667 and is located across from the City Hall, this building was used for weighing goods to levy taxes. It now is a national monument. The white relief you see is a replacement of the original which started to crack.
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.