Aerial photo of Made
Location in North Brabant
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Gert de Kok (PvdA)|
|• Total||119.43 km2 (46.11 sq mi)|
|• Land||96.13 km2 (37.12 sq mi)|
|• Water||23.30 km2 (9.00 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
|• Density||281/km2 (730/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
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.
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, 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.
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 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 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):
Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Drimmelen, June 2015.
The Lage Zwaluwe railway station is situated on the Breda–Rotterdam railway and the railway to Roosendaal.
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