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Skyline o Arnhem
Skyline o Arnhem
Banner o Arnhem
Coat of airms o Arnhem
Coat airms
Heichlichtit poseetion o Arnhem in a municipal cairt o Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°59′N 5°55′E / 51.983°N 5.917°E / 51.983; 5.917Coordinates: 51°59′N 5°55′E / 51.983°N 5.917°E / 51.983; 5.917
 • BodiMunicipal cooncil
 • MayorHerman Kaiser (CDA)
 • Municipality101.54 km2 (39.20 sq mi)
 • Laund97.99 km2 (37.83 sq mi)
 • Water3.55 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Elevation13 m (43 ft)
 (Municipality, August 2017; Urban an Metro, Mey 2014)[4][5]
 • Municipality156,600
 • Density1598/km2 (4,140/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Aurie code026
Location o Arnhem

Ltspkr.pngArnhem (Law-Saxon: Ernem) is a ceity in the aest o the Netherlands, an the caipital o the province Gelderland. It haes aboot 141 600 indwallers (2005), an is ane o the 15 lairgest ceities in the Netherlands.

Arnhem wis grantit ceity-richts in 1233 bi Otto II, coont o Guelders that wis Coont o Zutphen.

Arnhem ceityhaw in 1840

In 1850 Arnhem haed aboot 9 000 indwallers, but in the 19t hunneryear Arnhem becam popular wi upper-cless fowk frae the wastren pairt o the Netherlands.

John Frost brig

Throu Warld-War II Arnhem wis skaithed sair. In the battle o Arnhem in September 1944 mony Breetish and Polish sodgers wis kilt. Efter the battle o Arnhem wis lost, 95 000 ceetizen were evacuatit, feckly tae the open air museum whaur they bidet in the 19. hunneryear ferms. Efter thay cam back, the ceity wis herried. Mony biggins wis malafousterd. In 1978 the brig ower the watter Rhine wis named efter John Frost, the Breetish heidsman.

Efter the war Arnhem wis upbuilt again. Arnhem is the hindermaist ceity wi a trolley bus.

Tourist Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Burgers Zoo
  • Nederlands openluchtmuseum - a open air museum wi 18t and 19t hunneryear ferms
  • Eusebiuskerk - Lairgest kirk o Arnhem
  • Park Sonsbeek
  • John Frost Brig
  • Bronbeek - museum aboot Dutch colonialism in the Dutch-Indies

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Herman Kaiser (burgemeester)" (in Dutch). Gemeente Arnhem. Retrieved 10 Juin 2014. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 Julie 2013. Retrieved 12 Mairch 2014.
  3. "Postcodetool for 6811DG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 10 Juin 2014. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |trans_title= (help)
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 Juin 2014. Retrieved 24 Julie 2014.