Cranendonck

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Cranendonck
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Former city hall of Budel
Cranendonck vlag.svg
Flag
Coat of arms of Cranendonck.svg
Coat of arms
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Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°18′N5°35′E / 51.300°N 5.583°E / 51.300; 5.583 Coordinates: 51°18′N5°35′E / 51.300°N 5.583°E / 51.300; 5.583
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Established1 January 1997 [1]
Government
  Body Municipal council
   Mayor Roland van Kessel (VVD)
Area
[2]
  Total78.05 km2 (30.14 sq mi)
  Land76.45 km2 (29.52 sq mi)
  Water1.60 km2 (0.62 sq mi)
Elevation
[3]
28 m (92 ft)
Population
 (August 2017) [4]
  Total20,674
  Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6020–6028
Area code 0495
Website www.cranendonck.nl

Cranendonck (pronounced [ˈkraːnə(n)dɔŋk] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen )) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands. Though located in North Brabant near Eindhoven, the spoken dialect is Budels (linguistically a Limburgish dialect), rather than Kempenlands (linguistically an East Brabantian dialect).

Municipality An administrative division having corporate status and usually some powers of self-government or jurisdiction

A municipality is usually a single administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and regional laws to which it is subordinate. It is to be distinguished (usually) from the county, which may encompass rural territory or numerous small communities such as towns, villages and hamlets.

Netherlands Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe

The Netherlands, sometimes informally called Holland, is a country located in Northwestern Europe with some overseas territories in the Caribbean. In Europe, it consists of 12 provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with those countries and the United Kingdom. Together with three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba—it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian. In the northern parts of the country, Low German is also spoken.

North Brabant Province of the Netherlands

North Brabant, also unofficially called Brabant, is a province in the south of the Netherlands. It borders the provinces of South Holland and Gelderland to the north, Limburg to the east, Zeeland to the west, and Belgium to the south. The northern border follows the Meuse westward to its mouth in the Hollands Diep strait, part of the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta.

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Population centres

Budel is a village in the Dutch province of Noord Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Cranendonck, 25 km outside Eindhoven. Kempen Airport is located near Budel.

Budel-Dorplein is a small village in the municipality of Cranendonck, Netherlands.

Gastel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Cranendonck. In 2009, the village had 700 inhabitants.

Topography

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Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Cranendonck, June 2015

Notable people

Sylvia Hoeks, 2017 Sylvia Hoeks 2017 crop.jpg
Sylvia Hoeks, 2017
Antonius Mathijsen Dutch surgeon

Antonius Mathijsen was a Dutch army surgeon who first used plaster of Paris to fixate broken bones in a plaster cast.

Antonius Wilhelmus Matthias Theodore van Mierlo, known in England as Tony van Mierlo, is a former Netherlands international footballer who played primarily as a left winger but can also play as a forward.

Hans Teeuwen Dutch comedian and actor

Hans Eduard Marie Teeuwen is a Dutch comedian, musician, actor and occasional filmmaker. His work has been described as absurdist, apolitical and confrontational.

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References

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  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
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  6. IMDb Database retrieved 13 October 2019