Eindhoven

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Eindhoven
Ceety an Municipality
Hoogbouw Eindhoven overzicht.jpg
Lichttoren Eindhoven 1 - Cropped.jpgOverzicht - Eindhoven - 20396787 - RCE - Cropped.jpg
Steentjeskerk Eindhoven.jpgEindhoven Centrum 042.JPGVestedatoren, Vestdijk, Eindhoven 4x3.jpg
Zicht op de rechter zijgevel van de nieuwbouw, restaurant op de voorgrond links - Eindhoven - 20536864 - RCE.jpgPhilips Stadion - PSV Eindhoven, 2008-1.jpg
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Frae tap doun, left tae right: Skyline o Eindhoven,
Licht Touer at the ceety centre, Evoluon conference centre,
St. Anthony Church, St. Catherine Kirk, Vesteda Touer,
Van Abbe Museum, Philips Stadium o PSV Eindhoven,
Heich Tech Campus Eindhoven
Banner o Eindhoven
Banner
Coat o airms o Eindhoven
Coat o airms
Heichlichtit poseetion o Eindhoven in a municipal map o North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°26′N 5°29′E / 51.433°N 5.483°E / 51.433; 5.483Coordinates: 51°26′N 5°29′E / 51.433°N 5.483°E / 51.433; 5.483
Kintra Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Govrenment[1]
 • Bouk Municipal cooncil
 • Mayor John Jorritsma (VVD)
Aurie[2]
 • Municipality 88.87 km2 (34.31 sq mi)
 • Laund 87.72 km2 (33.87 sq mi)
 • Watter 1.15 km2 (0.44 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 17 m (56 ft)
Population (Municipality, August 2017; Urban an Metro, Mey 2014; Metro region an CMSA, August 2015)[4][5][6][7]
 • Municipality 227,751
 • Density 2,596/km2 (6,720/sq mi)
 • Urban 337,487
 • Metro 419,045
 • Metro region 755,313
 • CMSA 1,944,588
Demonym(s) Eindhovenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5600–5658
Aurie code 040
Wabsteid www.eindhoven.nl

Eindhoven (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɛintˌɦoːvə(n)] ( listen)) is a municipality an a ceety locatit in the province o North Brabant in the sooth o the Netherlands, oreeginally at the confluence o the Dommel and Gender streams. The Gender wis dammed aff short o the ceety centre in the 1950s, but the Dommel still runs through the ceety. The ceety coonts 213,809 inhabitants (1 Januar 2010), which makes it the fift-lairgest ceety o the Netherlands an the biggest o North-Brabant.

Neighbourin ceeties an touns include Son en Breugel, Nuenen, Geldrop-Mierlo, Heeze-Leende, Waalre, Veldhoven, Eersel, Oirschot an Best. The agglomeration haes some 440,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan aurie (which includes Helmond) haes nearly 750,000 inhabitants. An aa, Eindhoven is pairt o Brabant Stad, a combined metropolitan aurie wi mair than 2 million inhabitants.

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Eindhoven is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "John Jorritsma" (in Dutch). Gemeente Eindhoven. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. "Postcodetool for 5611EM". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  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 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  6. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline; Metro region (in Dutch). CBS. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 
  7. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline; CMSA (in Dutch). CBS. 31 August 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.