Oisterwijk

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Oisterwijk
Municipality
Gazebo in Oisterwijk
Gazebo in Oisterwijk
Flag of Oisterwijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Oisterwijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Oisterwijk in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°35′N 5°12′E / 51.583°N 5.200°E / 51.583; 5.200Coordinates: 51°35′N 5°12′E / 51.583°N 5.200°E / 51.583; 5.200
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Hans Janssen (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 65.13 km2 (25.15 sq mi)
 • Land 63.93 km2 (24.68 sq mi)
 • Water 1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (February 2017)[4]
 • Total 25,780
 • Density 403/km2 (1,040/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Oisterwijker
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5059–5066
Area code 013
Website oisterwijk.nl

Oisterwijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈoːstərˌʋɛik]) is a municipality and a city in the South of the Netherlands.

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Topography[edit]

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oisterwijk, June 2015

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City[edit]

Oisterwijk received city rights in 1230. Part of the municipality of Oisterwijk includes the 'Oisterwijkse bossen en vennen' (Oisterwijk forests and fens) and the 'Kampina'. Both are nature reserves of outstanding natural beauty. The reserves are owned and kept by the 'Vereniging Natuurmonumenten' (Nature Monuments Society).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Oisterwijk. Retrieved 2 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 5061HX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 2 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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