The statistical area "De Punt", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 240.
De Punt was the site for the 1977 Dutch train hostage crisis.
In 2008, de Punt reached national news headlines as the site of a fire in a shipyard, where three firemen, aged 48, 29 and 38, died.
MILITANT MOLUCCANS BROUGHT TERROR TO NETHERLANDS.(group of Indonesians turned to Netherlands after decolonization of Dutch East Indies)(Brief Article)
Oct 01, 2001; The Netherlands faced its own brand of terrorism about a quarter of a century ago. While in Germany, Italy, and other places...