Heesch, Netherlands

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Heesch
Flag of Heesch
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Coat of arms of Heesch
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Heesch is located in Netherlands
Heesch
Heesch
Location of Heesch in the Netherlands
Coordinates: 51°44′N 5°32′E / 51.733°N 5.533°E / 51.733; 5.533Coordinates: 51°44′N 5°32′E / 51.733°N 5.533°E / 51.733; 5.533
Country The Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Municipality Bernheze
First mentioned 1191
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 12,547
Postcode 5384
Area code(s) 0412
Website www.heesch.nl

Heesch (Dutch pronunciation: [ɦeːs]) is a town in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Bernheze, about 3 km south of Oss. [1]

Heesch was a separate municipality until 1994, when it merged with Heeswijk-Dinther and Nistelrode. The new municipality was originally called "Heesch", but changed its name to "Bernheze" in 1995.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeente Bernheze" (in Dutch). Gemeente Bernheze. Retrieved March 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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