Boxmeer

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Boxmeer
Former Boxmeer city hall (until 2010)
Former Boxmeer city hall (until 2010)
Flag of Boxmeer
Flag
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
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorKarel van Soest (VVD)
Area
 • Total113.84 km2 (43.95 sq mi)
 • Land111.51 km2 (43.05 sq mi)
 • Water2.33 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Elevation13 m (43 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total28,803
 • Density258/km2 (670/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Boxmeerenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5440–5441, 5447, 5820–5836
Area code0478, 0485
Websitewww.boxmeer.nl

Boxmeer (About this soundpronunciation ) 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.

Topography[edit]

Dutch Topographic map of Boxmeer, June 2015

Population centres[edit]

Transport[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Notable people[edit]

Dionne Stax, 2017
Kika van Es, 2011
  • Dr Anna Terruwe (1911 in Vierlingsbeek – 2004) a Catholic psychiatrist who discovered emotional deprivation disorder
  • Joannes Gijsen (1932 in Oeffelt – 2013) a Dutch bishop of the Roman Catholic Church, Bishop of Roermond and Reykjavík
  • Emile Roemer (born 1962 in Boxmeer) a Dutch politician
  • Hugo van der Velden (born 1963 in Boxmeer) a Dutch art historian
  • Charles Deenen (born 1970 in Holthees) a Dutch computer/video game audio director, music composer, sound designer and mixer
  • Dionne Stax (born 1985 in Boxmeer) a Dutch journalist and newsreader
Sport

References[edit]

  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. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

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