De Bilt

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De Bilt
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Church in De Bilt
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Flag
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Coat of arms
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Location in Utrecht
Coordinates: 52°7′N5°12′E / 52.117°N 5.200°E / 52.117; 5.200 Coordinates: 52°7′N5°12′E / 52.117°N 5.200°E / 52.117; 5.200
Country Netherlands
Province Utrecht
Government
[1]
  Body Municipal council
   Mayor Sjoerd Potters (VVD)
Area
[2]
  Total67.13 km2 (25.92 sq mi)
  Land66.12 km2 (25.53 sq mi)
  Water1.01 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Elevation
[3]
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (January 2019) [4]
  Total42,824
  Density648/km2 (1,680/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Biltenaar(s)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
3615, 3720–3732, 3737–3739
Area code 030, 0346
Website www.debilt.nl

De Bilt (Dutch pronunciation: [də ˈbɪlt] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen )) is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. De Bilt had a population of 42,824 in 2019 and is the seat of the headquarters of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute, KNMI.

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It is the ancestral home and namesake for the prominent Vanderbilt family of the United States.

Population centres

The municipality of De Bilt consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Bilthoven, De Bilt, Groenekan, Hollandsche Rading, Maartensdijk, Westbroek.

Topography

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of De Bilt, June 2015

Notable people

Nicolaas van Nieulandt, 1559 Gouda-Sint-Janskerk-Glas61 - Nicolaas van Nieulandt 1559.jpg
Nicolaas van Nieulandt, 1559
Erik van der Wurff, 1979 Erik van der Wurff (1979).jpg
Erik van der Wurff, 1979
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Bas Haring, 2013
Hans van Breukelen, 2011 Hans van Breukelen 2011.jpg
Hans van Breukelen, 2011

Sport

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