Heeze-Leende

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Heeze-Leende
Heeze Castle
Flag of Heeze-Leende
Flag
Coat of arms of Heeze-Leende
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Heeze-Leende in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°23′N 5°35′E / 51.383°N 5.583°E / 51.383; 5.583Coordinates: 51°23′N 5°35′E / 51.383°N 5.583°E / 51.383; 5.583
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Established1 January 1997[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorPaul Verhoeven (VVD)
Area
 • Total105.04 km2 (40.56 sq mi)
 • Land104.00 km2 (40.15 sq mi)
 • Water1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Elevation23 m (75 ft)
Population
(August 2017)[5]
 • Total15,826
 • Density152/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5590–5595, 6029
Area code040
Websitewww.heeze-leende.nl

Heeze-Leende (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɦeːzə ˈleːndə] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands, near Eindhoven. It is known for Heeze Castle (Kasteel Heeze).

The spoken language is "Heeze-en-Leendes", a distinct dialect within the East Brabantian dialect group and is very similar of colloquial Dutch.

Population centres[edit]

Topography[edit]

Gem-Heeze-Leende-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Heeze-Leende, June 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 1997" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 1997]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Wie is wie" [Who is who] (in Dutch). Gemeente Heeze-Leende. Retrieved 28 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 5591HS". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 28 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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