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Location in North Brabant
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Marleen Sijbers (VVD)|
|• Total||99.76 km2 (38.52 sq mi)|
|• Land||99.26 km2 (38.32 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.50 km2 (0.19 sq mi)|
|Elevation||18 m (59 ft)|
|Population (May 2014)|
|• Density||118/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postcode||5445–5446, 5449, 5840–5846|
Sint Anthonis ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands in the Province of North Brabant. The locals refer to the town as Sint Tunnis. An inhabitant is called a "Sintunnisenaar". The municipality had a population of 11,677 in 2014.
The town was mentioned in a last will as early as 1312. The town was called Oelbroec at the time. As the church of St. Anthony The Abbot was completed in 1477, people started referring to the town as the "Parish of St. Anthony in Oelbroec", and by 1570 the name Oelbroec had disappeared. Church Book registration started in 1640 and are to be found on the BHIC web site.
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Sint Anthonis, June 2015
- "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Sint Anthonis. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 5845BH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
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