Schaijk

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Schaijk
Town
Church of H. Antonius Abt in Schaijk
Church of H. Antonius Abt in Schaijk
Schaijk is located in Netherlands
Schaijk
Schaijk
Coordinates: 51°44′41″N 5°37′51″E / 51.74472°N 5.63083°E / 51.74472; 5.63083
Country Netherlands
Province Noord-Brabant
Municipality Landerd
Population (2007) 6,840

Schaijk is a town in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Landerd, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southeast of Oss.

Schaijk was a separate municipality until 1994, when it merged with Zeeland to form the new municipality of Landerd. Schaijk is famous for its carnaval, called "moeslands carnaval". During Carnaval, The name changes from Schaijk to Moesland, which loosely translates into "Kale-land".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

External links[edit]

Media related to Schaijk at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°45′N 5°38′E / 51.750°N 5.633°E / 51.750; 5.633