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Square in Brummen
Square in Brummen
Flag of Brummen
Coat of arms of Brummen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Brummen in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°5′N 6°9′E / 52.083°N 6.150°E / 52.083; 6.150Coordinates: 52°5′N 6°9′E / 52.083°N 6.150°E / 52.083; 6.150
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Alex van Hedel (VVD)
 • Total 85.01 km2 (32.82 sq mi)
 • Land 83.97 km2 (32.42 sq mi)
 • Water 1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (February 2017)[4]
 • Total 21,077
 • Density 251/km2 (650/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Brummenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6960–6975, 7399
Area code 0575
Dutch Topographic map of Brummen, June 2015

Brummen (About this sound pronunciation ) is a municipality and a village in the eastern Netherlands.

Brummen has a small railway station - Brummen railway station on the line between Zutphen and Arnhem. The village is situated about 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest of Zutphen, no farther than 1.5 km from the IJssel river. About two kilometers west of the village, on the edge of the Veluwe forest area, lies the Engelenburg resort, a castle-like house. It is in use as a hotel for golf players and has a 9-hole golf-link.

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Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Brummen is twinned with:


  1. ^ "Burgemeesters en wethouders" [Mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Brummen. Retrieved 19 June 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 6971BV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 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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