Schijndel

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Schijndel
Town and former municipality
Former monastery in Schijndel
Former monastery in Schijndel
Flag of Schijndel
Flag
Coat of arms of Schijndel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Schijndel in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°37′N 5°26′E / 51.617°N 5.433°E / 51.617; 5.433Coordinates: 51°37′N 5°26′E / 51.617°N 5.433°E / 51.617; 5.433
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Municipality Meierijstad
Merged 2017
Area[1]
 • Total 41.66 km2 (16.09 sq mi)
 • Land 41.54 km2 (16.04 sq mi)
 • Water 0.12 km2 (0.05 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (February 2017)[3]
 • Total 23,377
 • Density 563/km2 (1,460/sq mi)
 • Uden-Veghel 175,119
Demonym(s) Schijndelaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5480–5483
Area code 073

Schijndel (About this sound pronunciation ) is a town and former municipality in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant. Schijndel is located approximately 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) southeast of 's-Hertogenbosch. Schijndel was founded on the 6th of December in the year 1309.[citation needed] On 1 January 2017 Schijndel, together with Veghel and Sint-Oedenrode, merged into a new municipality called Meierijstad creating the largest municipality of the province North-Brabant in terms of land area.[4]

Population centres[edit]

The municipality had a population of 23,377 in 2017. This figure has remained virtually unchanged since the 1990s.

Topography[edit]

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Schijndel, June 2015

Notable residents[edit]

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 5482NG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  4. ^ CBS. "In twintig jaar bijna 240 gemeenten minder". www.cbs.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2016-12-30. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Schijndel at Wikimedia Commons