Barneveld

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This article is about the municipality in the Netherlands. For the village in New York, see Barneveld, New York. For the village in Wisconsin, see Barneveld, Wisconsin.
Barneveld
Municipality
Church in Barneveld
Church in Barneveld
Flag of Barneveld
Flag
Coat of arms of Barneveld
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Barneveld in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°8′N 5°35′E / 52.133°N 5.583°E / 52.133; 5.583Coordinates: 52°8′N 5°35′E / 52.133°N 5.583°E / 52.133; 5.583
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Asje van Dijk (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 176.69 km2 (68.22 sq mi)
 • Land 175.96 km2 (67.94 sq mi)
 • Water 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 54,356
 • Density 309/km2 (800/sq mi)
Demonym Barnevelder
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 3770–3785, 3794, 3886
Area code 0342, 0577
Website www.barneveld.nl
Topographic map of Barneveld (town), March 2014
Connexxion train near Barneveld

Barneveld (About this sound pronunciation ) is a town and a municipality in the province of Gelderland in the center of the Netherlands. It is known for its poultry industry and large Protestant community. The municipality had a population of 54,356 in 2014, the town itself had a population of 29,756 in 2010.[5]

Transport[edit]

Barneveld is served by Connexxion at two train stations. Barneveld Centrum is in the centre of Barneveld and the Barneveld Noord railway station in the village of Harselaar, where there is a Park & Ride facility.

Barneveld is also connected by the A1 and A30 motorways, as well as provincial roads N301, N344, N800, N802, and N805.

Economy[edit]

Due to the central geographic location of the City and its close proximity to major transport routes Barneveld has become a foundry for innovative industry. Moba, the world's largest manufacturer of egg grading and packing machines. Baan, a longtime leader in the ERP market before it almost collapsed due to "creative" revenue manipulation. Bettink Service en Onderhoud, which is the biggest brand independent wind turbine service company in the Netherlands. Eltomation, which has been involved in the development and worldwide supply of over 160 complete plants and projects for the production of Cement Bonded Boards. EeStairs, Dave says they created a DNA-inspired staircase and designed a space-saving stair solution that fits into a tiny 3-foot-by-3-foot space. Paperfoam, a company that is specialised in environmental friendly packaging with a very low carbon footprint. Other locally well known companies are Vink, De Heus, founded in Barneveld, current HQ in Ede, Netherlands and the The Royal BDU Publishing.

Population centres[edit]

Education[edit]

There are 3 secondary schools in Barneveld: Johannes Fontanus College, De Meerwaarde, Van Lodenstein College.

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Barneveld. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 3771ER". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Barneveld in Cijfers

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