Sint Anthonis

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Sint Anthonis
Windmill in Oploo
Windmill in Oploo
Flag of Sint Anthonis
Coat of arms of Sint Anthonis
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Sint Anthonis in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°38′N 5°53′E / 51.633°N 5.883°E / 51.633; 5.883Coordinates: 51°38′N 5°53′E / 51.633°N 5.883°E / 51.633; 5.883
Country Netherlands
Province 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[3] 18 m (59 ft)
Population (August 2017)[4]
 • Total 11,582
 • Density 117/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5445–5446, 5449, 5840–5846
Area code 0485

Sint Anthonis (About this sound pronunciation ) 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 11,582 in 2017.


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.

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Sint Anthonis, June 2015


  1. ^ "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Sint Anthonis. Retrieved 3 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 5845BH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017. 

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