Lichtenvoorde

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Lichtenvoorde (Achterhooks: Lechtenvoorde) is a town and former municipality in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. About 12,900 people were living there in 2020. It lies in the Achterhoek region.

Lichtenvoorde used to be a municipality. On 1 January 2005, it joined the municipality of Groenlo. Last one was renamed Oost Gelre on 20 May 2006, of which Lichtenvoorde is the seat.

Zwarte Cross, which is a motorcross, music and theatre festival, is held in Lichtenvoorde every year.

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