Cuijk

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Cuijk
Municipality
Monumental church in Cuijk
Monumental church in Cuijk
Flag of Cuijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Cuijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Cuijk in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°44′N 5°53′E / 51.733°N 5.883°E / 51.733; 5.883Coordinates: 51°44′N 5°53′E / 51.733°N 5.883°E / 51.733; 5.883
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Wim Hillenaar (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 57.07 km2 (22.03 sq mi)
 • Land 51.29 km2 (19.80 sq mi)
 • Water 5.78 km2 (2.23 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 12 m (39 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 24,699
 • Density 482/km2 (1,250/sq mi)
Demonym Cuijkenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5430–5437, 5439
Area code 0485
Website www.cuijk.nl

Cuijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkœy̆k] ( )) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands of pre-historic origin. Its existence is recorded on the Roman roadmap Tabula Peutingeriana under the name of Ceuclum. Cuijk is twinned with Maldon in Essex, UK. It is a big commuter town with very good public transport services to nearby Nijmegen. The nearest hospital is at Boxmeer and the nearest international airport is situated in the German town of Weeze.

Population centres[edit]

Population centers include:

Topography[edit]

2013-Cuijk.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Cuijk, 2013.

Transportation[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "College" [Board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Cuijk. Retrieved 8 May 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 5431BV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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