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Former city hall of Budel
Former city hall of Budel
Flag of Cranendonck
Coat of arms of Cranendonck
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Cranendonck in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°18′N 5°35′E / 51.300°N 5.583°E / 51.300; 5.583Coordinates: 51°18′N 5°35′E / 51.300°N 5.583°E / 51.300; 5.583
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Established 1 January 1997[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Henri de Wijkerslooth de Weerdesteijn (acting) (VVD)
 • Total 78.05 km2 (30.14 sq mi)
 • Land 76.45 km2 (29.52 sq mi)
 • Water 1.60 km2 (0.62 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 28 m (92 ft)
Population (August 2017)[5]
 • Total 20,674
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode 6020–6028
Area code 0495

Cranendonck (pronounced [ˈkraːnə(n)dɔŋk] (About this sound listen)) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands. Though located in North Brabant near Eindhoven, the spoken dialect is Budels (linguistically a Limburgish dialect), rather than Kempenlands (linguistically an East Brabantian dialect).

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Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Cranendonck, June 2015


  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1997" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1997]. (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Wie is wie" [Who is who] (in Dutch). Gemeente Cranendonck. Archived from the original on 25 April 2014. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 6027RK". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "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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