Haaren, North Brabant

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Haaren
Former seminary Haarendael in Haaren
Former seminary Haarendael in Haaren
Flag of Haaren
Flag
Coat of arms of Haaren
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Haaren in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°36′N 5°14′E / 51.600°N 5.233°E / 51.600; 5.233Coordinates: 51°36′N 5°14′E / 51.600°N 5.233°E / 51.600; 5.233
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorYves de Boer (acting) (VVD)
Area
 • Total58.56 km2 (22.61 sq mi)
 • Land57.72 km2 (22.29 sq mi)
 • Water0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi)
Elevation8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[3]
 • Total14,049
 • Density243/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5074–5076, 5268, 5296
Area code013, 0411
Websitewww.haaren.nl

Haaren (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant.

Haaren is known as 'The Garden of Brabant' because of the many plantations of trees, plants etc. The municipality of Haaren contains three other villages: Helvoirt, Esch, and Biezenmortel. An unusual thing about Haaren is that it belongs to two regions, Tilburg and 's-Hertogenbosch.

Population centres[edit]

(Population in 2003)

Topography[edit]

Gem-Haaren-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Haaren, June 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 5076AV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  3. ^ "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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