Haaren, North Brabant

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Not to be confused with Haren, North Brabant.
Haaren
Municipality
Former seminary Haarendael in Haaren
Former seminary Haarendael in Haaren
Flag of Haaren
Flag
Coat of arms of Haaren
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Haaren in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°36′N 5°14′E / 51.600°N 5.233°E / 51.600; 5.233Coordinates: 51°36′N 5°14′E / 51.600°N 5.233°E / 51.600; 5.233
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Jeannette Zwijnenburg-van der Vliet (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 58.56 km2 (22.61 sq mi)
 • Land 57.72 km2 (22.29 sq mi)
 • Water 0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 8 m (26 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 13,578
 • Density 235/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5074–5076, 5268, 5296
Area code 013, 0411
Website www.haaren.nl

Haaren (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant.

Haaren is known as 'The Garden of Brabant' because of the many plantations of trees, plants etc. The municipality of Haaren contains three other villages: Helvoirt, Esch, and Biezenmortel. An unusual thing about Haaren is that it belongs to two regions, Tilburg and 's-Hertogenbosch.

Population centres[edit]

(Population in 2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van B&W" [Board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Haaren. Retrieved 28 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 5076AV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 28 May 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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