Barneveld (town)

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Barneveld
Town
Church in Barneveld
Church in Barneveld
Flag of Barneveld
Flag
Coat of arms of Barneveld
Coat of arms
Barneveld is located in Gelderland
Barneveld
Barneveld
Location in the Netherlands
Barneveld is located in Netherlands
Barneveld
Barneveld
Barneveld (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 52°8′N 5°35′E / 52.133°N 5.583°E / 52.133; 5.583Coordinates: 52°8′N 5°35′E / 52.133°N 5.583°E / 52.133; 5.583
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2017)[1]
 • Total 57,134
Demonym(s) Barnevelder
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode 3770, 3771, 3772, 3773
Website www.barneveld.nl

Barneveld is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland and also the administrative center of the eponymous municipality.

Transport[edit]

Barneveld is served by Connexxion at three train stations. Barneveld Centrum is in the centre of Barneveld and the Barneveld Noord railway station in the village of Harselaar, where there is a Park & Ride facility and Barneveld Zuid railway station in the newly constructed area known as Veller

Barneveld is also connected by the A1 and A30 motorways, as well as provincial roads N301, N344, N800, N802, and N805.

Economy[edit]

Due to the central geographic location of the city and its close proximity to major transport routes Barneveld has become a foundry for innovative industry. Moba,[3] the world's largest manufacturer of egg grading and packing machines. Baan was a longtime leader in the ERP market before it almost collapsed due to "creative" revenue manipulation. Bettink Service en Onderhoud,[4] which is the biggest brand independent wind turbine service company in the Netherlands. Eltomation,[5] which has been involved in the development and worldwide supply of over 160 complete plants and projects for the production of Cement Bonded Boards. EeStairs,[6] that created a DNA-inspired staircase and designed a space-saving stair solution that fits into a tiny 3-foot-by-3-foot space. Paperfoam,[7] a company that is specialised in environmental friendly packaging with a very low carbon footprint. Other locally well known companies are Vink,[8] De Heus,[9] founded in Barneveld, current HQ in Ede, Netherlands and the Royal BDU Publishing.[10]

Education[edit]

There are 3 secondary schools in Barneveld:

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barneveld in Cijfers
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ Moba
  4. ^ Bettink Service en Onderhoud Archived 30 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Eltomation
  6. ^ EeStairs
  7. ^ Paperfoam
  8. ^ Vink[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ De Heus
  10. ^ The Royal BDU Publishing
  11. ^ Johannes Fontanus College
  12. ^ De Meerwaarde
  13. ^ Van Lodenstein College Archived 11 September 2010 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

Media related to Barneveld at Wikimedia Commons