Sint Anthonis

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Sint Anthonis
Municipality
Skyline of Sint Anthonis
Flag of Sint-Anthonis
Flag
Coat of arms of Sint-Anthonis
Coat of arms
Location of Sint Anthonis
Coordinates: 51°38′N 05°53′E / 51.633°N 5.883°E / 51.633; 5.883Coordinates: 51°38′N 05°53′E / 51.633°N 5.883°E / 51.633; 5.883
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Area(2006)
 • Total 99.81 km2 (38.54 sq mi)
 • Land 99.32 km2 (38.35 sq mi)
 • Water 0.49 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Population (1 January, 2007)
 • Total 11,770
 • Density 119/km2 (310/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Sint Anthonis (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands in the Province of Noord-Brabant. The locals refer to the town as Sint Tunnis. An inhabitant is called a "Sintunnisenaar".

As of January 1, 2011 the town has 4,228 inhabitants.

History[edit]

The town was mentioned in a last will as early as 1312. The town was called Oelbroec at the time. As the church of St. Anthony The Abbot was completed in 1477, people started referring to the town as the "Parish of St. Anthony in Oelbroec", and by 1570 the name Oelbroec had disappeared. Church Book registration started in 1640 and are to be found on the BHIC web site.

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Topography[edit]

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Sint Anthonis, 2013.

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