Bergeijk

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Bergeijk
Church of 't Loo, Bergeijk
Church of 't Loo, Bergeijk
Flag of Bergeijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Bergeijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Bergeijk in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°19′N 5°21′E / 51.317°N 5.350°E / 51.317; 5.350Coordinates: 51°19′N 5°21′E / 51.317°N 5.350°E / 51.317; 5.350
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorArinda Callewaert (CDA)
Area
 • Total101.73 km2 (39.28 sq mi)
 • Land101.18 km2 (39.07 sq mi)
 • Water0.55 km2 (0.21 sq mi)
Elevation32 m (105 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total18,411
 • Density182/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5560–5575
Area code040, 0497
Websitewww.bergeijk.nl

Bergeijk (pronounced [bɛrɣˈɛi̯k] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality and town in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant. It consists of an area of 101.73 km2 (39.28 sq mi) and had a population of 18,411 in 2017. It is one of 21 municipalities, including Eindhoven, that make up the Eindhoven Region Cooperative (Samenwerkingsverband Regio Eindhoven).

The spoken language is Kempenlands (an East Brabantian dialect, which is very similar to colloquial Dutch).[5]

Bergeijk is traditionally an agricultural area, but tourism and recreation are steadily gaining importance. Among the facilities in the municipality of Bergeijk is a bungalow park in the village Westerhoven.

Bergeijk is known in the Netherlands for a program on national radio: Radio Bergeijk, a parody on local radio.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

Gem-Bergeijk-OpenTopo.jpg

Topographic map of the municipality of Bergeijk, June 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Bergeijk. Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 5571HB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. ^ Jos & Cor Swanenberg: Taal in stad en land: Oost-Brabants, ISBN 9012090105

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