Tubbergen (in Lower Saxony Tubbe, Tubbege, Tubbig and Tubbarng'n) is a town and municipality in the north of Twente, in the Dutch province of Overijssel. The municipality has about 21000 inhabitants. The municipality of Tubbergen has ten village centers and three hamlets without village center, Haarle, Hezingen and Mander. The town hall is in Tubbergen. The municipality borders the municipalities of Uelsen (Germany), Dinkelland, Twenterand, Almelo and Borne. The Roman Catholic St Pancratius Basilica in the village of Tubbergen consists of a giant Gothic tower and a neo-Gothic ship designed by Alfred Tepe. The church has stained stained glass windows made by five generations of the Nicolas glass family. The church was elevated to the basilica on 5 January 2000 by the Vatican. On the edge of Tubbergen above the Tubbergse Es is the statue of Mgr. Dr. Schaepman. It is a work by the sculptor August Falise and was unveiled on August 11, 1927. On the edge of the municipality beyond Vasse lies the nature reserve Het Springendal and south of Tubbergen is the Kroezeboom on the Fleringer Es. In addition, the art exhibition Glasrijk takes place every year in Tubbergen. The municipality of Tubbergen has a total of 97 entries in the national register. 26 of these are Tubbergen itself, including the unfinished Bentheimerstenen tower of a church, the reformed church, Huis Enschede or the Eeshof, the Saint Pancratius church and the statue of doctor Schaepman. In addition, there are four war memorials in the municipality Tubbergen, one of which is in the place Tubbergen.