Heeswijk

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Heeswijk
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Coat of arms of Heeswijk
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°39′5″N 5°29′0″E / 51.65139°N 5.48333°E / 51.65139; 5.48333
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Municipality Bernheze
Population (1 January 2009) 3,072
Major roads A50, N279, N606
Heeswijk, church

Heeswijk is a Dutch town. It is located in the province of North Brabant, in the south of the Netherlands.

Heeswijk was a separate municipality until 1969, when it merged with the adjacent village of Dinther. Since 1 January 1994 it has been part of the larger municipality of Bernheze, which comprises Heesch, Heeswijk-Dinther, Loosbroek, Nistelrode and Vorstenbosch.,[1][2]

Heeswijk hosts a Norbertine abbey, Berne Abbey [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]
  2. ^ "Gemeente Bernheze" (in Dutch). Gemeente Bernheze. Retrieved March 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Heeswijk". Catholic Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2007-02-18. 

Coordinates: 51°39′05″N 5°28′02″E / 51.65139°N 5.46722°E / 51.65139; 5.46722