Boxmeer

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Boxmeer
Town and former municipality
Former Boxmeer city hall (until 2010)
Former Boxmeer city hall (until 2010)
Flag of Boxmeer
Coat of arms of Boxmeer
Highlighted position of Boxmeer in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location of the former municipality of Boxmeer in North Brabant
Boxmeer is located in North Brabant
Boxmeer
Boxmeer
Location in the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands
Boxmeer is located in Netherlands
Boxmeer
Boxmeer
Boxmeer (Netherlands)
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
MunicipalityLand van Cuijk
Area
 • Total10.87 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Elevation13 m (43 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total12,565
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
DemonymBoxmeerenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5831[1]
Area code0485
Websitewww.boxmeer.nl

Boxmeer ([bɔksˈmeːr] (listen)) is a town and former municipality in upper southeastern Netherlands. Boxmeer as a municipality incorporated the former municipality of Beugen en Rijkevoort and that of Vierlingsbeek. In Overloon is the Overloon War Museum.

Boxmeer, Cuijk, Grave, Mill en Sint Hubert, and Sint Anthonis merged into the new municipality of Land van Cuijk on 1 January 2022.

Topography[edit]

Map of the former municipality of Boxmeer, 2015
Station Boxmeer

Population centres[edit]

The population in parts of the former municipality on 31 December 2020 was:[3]

Transport[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[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 5831JX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  3. ^ "CBS in uw buurt" (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 28 September 2021.

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