Oisterwijk
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Oisterwijk
Oisterwijk
Gazebo in Oisterwijk
Gazebo in Oisterwijk
Flag of Oisterwijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Oisterwijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Oisterwijk in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°35?N 5°12?E / 51.583°N 5.200°E / 51.583; 5.200Coordinates: 51°35?N 5°12?E / 51.583°N 5.200°E / 51.583; 5.200
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Government
 o BodyMunicipal council
 o MayorHans Janssen (CDA)
Area
 o Total65.13 km2 (25.15 sq mi)
 o Land63.93 km2 (24.68 sq mi)
 o Water1.20 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population
(August 2017)[4]
 o Total26,101
 o Density408/km2 (1,060/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Oisterwijker
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5059-5066
Area code013
Websiteoisterwijk.nl

Oisterwijk (Dutch pronunciation: ['o:st?rik] ) is a municipality and a city in the South of the Netherlands.

Population centres

Topography

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Oisterwijk, June 2015

Transportation

City

Oisterwijk received city rights in 1230. Part of the municipality of Oisterwijk includes the 'Oisterwijkse bossen en vennen' (Oisterwijk forests and fens) and the 'Kampina'. Both are nature reserves of outstanding natural beauty. The reserves are owned and kept by the 'Vereniging Natuurmonumenten' (Nature Monuments Society).

Notable people

Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, 2018

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Samenstelling college" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Oisterwijk. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 5061HX". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5 (1913), Nicolaus Van Esch retrieved 08 November 2019

External links


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