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According to Wikipedia (2008), Achttienhoven is a hamlet in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Nieuwkoop, and lies about 7 km north of Woerden. The statistical area "Achttienhoven", which also includes the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 130. Between 1817 and 1855, Achttienhoven was a separate municipality, sometimes called "Achttienhoven en de Boschother entry in Wikipedia (2008) reads, Achttienhoven is a former village in the municipality of De Bilt, in the Netherlands. It is now considered to be part of the village of Westbroek .Achttienhoven used to be a heerlijkheid (manor), until it became part of Westbroek in 1812. According to the 19th century historian A.J. van der Aa, the village used to be called "Everckesdorp". The name "Achttienhoven" means "Eighteen Farms".

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