Born [bɔrn] is a town of approximately 6,000 inhabitants in the Dutch municipality of Sittard-Geleen. It has a port on the Julianakanaal (Juliana canal). Born is also the site of the car factory Nedcar. It has a zoo.
Until 2001, Born was a separate municipality (population about 15,000), that included the villages Born, Buchten, Holtum, Grevenbicht, Papenhoven and Obbicht.
82nd armored reconnaissance battalion help with liberation of Born on Sept. 19, 1944.
Coordinates: 51°02′N 5°49′E / 51.033°N 5.817°E