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Former Boxmeer city hall (until 2010)
Former Boxmeer city hall (until 2010)
Flag of Boxmeer
Coat of arms of Boxmeer
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Boxmeer in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°39′N 5°57′E / 51.650°N 5.950°E / 51.650; 5.950Coordinates: 51°39′N 5°57′E / 51.650°N 5.950°E / 51.650; 5.950
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Karel van Soest (VVD)
 • Total 113.84 km2 (43.95 sq mi)
 • Land 111.51 km2 (43.05 sq mi)
 • Water 2.33 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 13 m (43 ft)
Population (February 2017)[4]
 • Total 28,098
 • Density 252/km2 (650/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Boxmeerenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5440–5441, 5447, 5820–5836
Area code 0478, 0485
Dutch Topographic map of Boxmeer, June 2015

Boxmeer (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in upper southeastern Netherlands. It incorporates the former municipality of Beugen en Rijkevoort and that of Vierlingsbeek. In Overloon is the Overloon War Museum.

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  1. ^ "Samenstelling College van B&W" [Members board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Boxmeer. Archived from the original on 6 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 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 5831JX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 

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