Drimmelen

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Drimmelen
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Aerial photo of Made
Drimmelen vlag.svg
Flag
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Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°41′N4°48′E / 51.683°N 4.800°E / 51.683; 4.800 Coordinates: 51°41′N4°48′E / 51.683°N 4.800°E / 51.683; 4.800
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government
[1]
  Body Municipal council
   Mayor Gert de Kok (PvdA)
Area
[2]
  Total119.43 km2 (46.11 sq mi)
  Land96.13 km2 (37.12 sq mi)
  Water23.30 km2 (9.00 sq mi)
Elevation
[3]
3 m (10 ft)
Population
(August 2017) [4]
  Total26,992
  Density281/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
4844–4845, 4920–4927
Area code 0162
Website www.drimmelen.nl

Drimmelen ( Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation  ) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands, in the province North Brabant.

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 is a country located mainly in Northwestern Europe. The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve separate 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 Belgium, Germany 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.

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

Towns:

Made, Netherlands Place in North Brabant, Netherlands

Made is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Drimmelen, about 10 km northeast of Breda.

Terheijden Place in North Brabant, Netherlands

Terheijden is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant. It is located in the municipality of Drimmelen, about 6 km north of Breda.

Lage Zwaluwe Place in North Brabant, Netherlands

Lage Zwaluwe is a village in the municipality Drimmelen, North Brabant, the Netherlands. The Lage Zwaluwe railway station and the Moerdijk bridges lie to the west of the village.

Hamlets (population data concerning these hamlets are included in the population data of the towns near which they are located):

Topography

Gem-Drimmelen-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Drimmelen, June 2015.

Transportation

The Lage Zwaluwe railway station is situated on the Breda–Rotterdam railway and the railway to Roosendaal.

Lage Zwaluwe railway station

Lage Zwaluwe is a railway station near Lage Zwaluwe and Moerdijk, Netherlands. The station was opened in 1883 and is located on the Breda–Rotterdam railway between Breda and Dordrecht and the Antwerpen–Lage Zwaluwe railway. The services are operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.

Breda–Rotterdam railway railway line

The Breda–Rotterdam railway is a heavily used railway line in the Netherlands running from Breda to Rotterdam, passing through Dordrecht. It is also called the Staatslijn I in Dutch. The line was opened between 1866 and 1877.

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References

  1. "Collegeleden" [Board members] (in Dutch). Gemeente Drimmelen. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. "Postcodetool for 4921BV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.