is part of the municipality of Apeldoorn
in the Gelderland
province of the Netherlands
, and is today seen as a neighbourhood of Apeldoorn
Ugchelen is located South West of Apeldoorn and has about 7000 inhabitants. Just like Apeldoorn, the old village thanked its growth to the paper industry, it had a total of 11 Watermills.
Although Ugchelen is nearly merged with Apeldoorn, it still has its small town charm.
The most important hospital in the region, the Gelre hospital, is located in Ugchelen.
Famous people from Ugchelen