Bosch, Netherlands

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For the city, see 's-Hertogenbosch.

Bosch is a hamlet in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Cranendonck,[1] about 1.5 km east of Budel.[2]

Together with the hamlets of Meemortel and Heikant to the south, Bosch has a population of about 450.[3]

According to the 19th-century historian A.J. van der Aa,[4] Bosch consisted of 23 houses and had a population of 150 to 160 people in the middle of the 19th century. It was built on a dyke in heathlands.


  1. ^ VUGA's Alfabetische Plaatsnamengids van Nederland (13th edition), VUGA, 1997.
  2. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands, 2007. Figures are for the year 2006. Statistics are available in Google Earth format. Statistical area "Heikant, Meemortel, Bosch".
  4. ^ Abraham Jacob van der Aa, "Aardrijkskundig woordenboek der Nederlanden", vol. 2 (B), 1840.

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Coordinates: 51°16′12″N 5°35′30″E / 51.27000°N 5.59167°E / 51.27000; 5.59167