Brakel, Gelderland

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Brakel
Town
Flag of Brakel
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Coat of arms of Brakel
Coat of arms
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The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Brakel in the municipality of Zaltbommel.
The town centre (red) and the statistical district (light green) of Brakel in the municipality of Zaltbommel.
Coordinates: 51°49′N 5°5′E / 51.817°N 5.083°E / 51.817; 5.083Coordinates: 51°49′N 5°5′E / 51.817°N 5.083°E / 51.817; 5.083
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Municipality Zaltbommel
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 2,994
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5306
Dialing code 0418
Landhouse: Huis Brakel

Brakel is a town in the Dutch province of Gelderland. It is a part of the municipality of Zaltbommel, and lies about 8 km east of Gorinchem.

Brakel was a separate municipality until 1999, when it became a part of Zaltbommel.[1]

In 2001, the town of Brakel had 2515 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.64 km², and contained 915 residences.[2] The statistical area "Brakel", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 2830.[3]



References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten", KNAW, 2006. [1]
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 Archived March 19, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  3. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 2006-07-24 at WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.