De Bilt ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. De Bilt (population as of 2001 : 14,800) is the seat of the headquarters of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute, KNMI.
It is the ancestral home and namesake for the prominent United States Vanderbilt family.
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The municipality of De Bilt consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Bilthoven, De Bilt, Groenekan, Hollandsche Rading, Maartensdijk, Westbroek. The communities of Maartensdijk and Westbroek are orthodox Christian communities in which the SGP gathers many votes.
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