|Town and former municipality|
Former monastery in Schijndel
Location in North Brabant
|• 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||10 m (30 ft)|
|Population (February 2017)|
|• Density||563/km2 (1,460/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Schijndel ( pronunciation (help·info)) 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. 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.
The municipality had a population of 23,377 in 2017. This figure has remained virtually unchanged since the 1990s.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Schijndel, June 2015
- Gérard Buzen, Belgian general\minister of defense
- André Gevers, cyclist
- Winy Maas, architect
- Wiljan Vloet, football manager
- Rai Vloet, football player and son of Wiljan Vloet
- Carli Hermès, photographer and director
- Jack de Gier, football player
- Hein Van de Geyn, jazz bassist
- Sissy van Alebeek, cyclist
- Ronald Mutsaars, cyclist
- Manon van den Boogaard, football player
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- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017.
- CBS. "In twintig jaar bijna 240 gemeenten minder". www.cbs.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2016-12-30.
- Media related to Schijndel at Wikimedia Commons
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