This article is about the Dutch town. For the forest on Rügen island, see Goor (Rügen).


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Coordinates: 52°13′56″N 6°35′12″E / 52.23222°N 6.58667°E / 52.23222; 6.58667
Country Netherlands
Province Overijssel
Municipality Hof van Twente
Population 12,314 (01-01-2,008)

Goor [ɣʊːr] is a town about 25 km west of Enschede in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It received town rights in 1263. The population is about 13,000.

Goor was a separate municipality until 2001, when it became a part of Hof van Twente.[1]


Railway Station: Goor



  1. Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

Coordinates: 52°13′59″N 6°35′05″E / 52.23306°N 6.58472°E / 52.23306; 6.58472

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