Riethoven

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Riethoven
Coordinates: 51°21′13″N 5°23′11″E / 51.35361°N 5.38639°E / 51.35361; 5.38639
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Municipality Bergeijk
Population (2007) 2,386

Riethoven is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Bergeijk, about 15 km (9.3 mi) southwest of Eindhoven. The adjacent township of Walik is in general considered to be a part of Riethoven.

Riethoven was a separate municipality until 1997, when it became part of Bergeijk.[1]

The spoken language is Kempenlands (an East Brabantian dialect, which is very similar to Standard Dutch).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Jos & Cor Swanenberg: Taal in stad en land: Oost-Brabants, ISBN 9012090105

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Coordinates: 51°21′N 5°23′E / 51.350°N 5.383°E / 51.350; 5.383