Beuningen

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For the village in Overijssel, see Beuningen, Overijssel.
Beuningen
Municipality
Beuningen town hall
Beuningen town hall
Flag of Beuningen
Flag
Coat of arms of Beuningen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Beuningen in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°52′N 5°47′E / 51.867°N 5.783°E / 51.867; 5.783Coordinates: 51°52′N 5°47′E / 51.867°N 5.783°E / 51.867; 5.783
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Carol van Eert (PvdA)
Area[2]
 • Total 47.09 km2 (18.18 sq mi)
 • Land 43.70 km2 (16.87 sq mi)
 • Water 3.39 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 9 m (30 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 25,254
 • Density 578/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym Beuninger
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6550–6551, 6640–6645
Area code 024, 0487
Website www.beuningen.nl

Beuningen (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the eastern Netherlands close to the city of Nijmegen. The municipality consists of the towns Beuningen, Ewijk, Winssen and Weurt. 1 Mile to the north lies the river Waal

Beuningen lies in the armpit of the A73 (Nijmegen-Venlo, on the south side) and A50 (Zwolle-Eindhoven, in the west) motorway interchange. In the north it borders the river Waal and Nijmegen in the east. Beuningen had a population of 25,254 in 2014.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

2013-Beuningen.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Beuningen, 2013.

Beuningen, church: de Corneliuskerk

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carol van Eert" (in Dutch). Gemeente Beuningen. 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 6641AE". 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. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 

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