Gemert-Bakel

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Gemert-Bakel
Ridderplein Gemert P1050897.JPG
Gemert town centre
Gemert-Bakel vlag.svg
Flag
Coat of arms of Gemert-Bakel.svg
Coat of arms
Map - NL - Municipality code 1652 (2009).svg
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°33′N5°41′E / 51.550°N 5.683°E / 51.550; 5.683 Coordinates: 51°33′N5°41′E / 51.550°N 5.683°E / 51.550; 5.683
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Established1 January 1997 [1]
Government
[2]
  Body Municipal council
   Mayor Michiel van Veen (VVD)
Area
[3]
  Total123.34 km2 (47.62 sq mi)
  Land122.53 km2 (47.31 sq mi)
  Water0.81 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Elevation
[4]
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (January 2019) [5]
  Total30,447
  Density248/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5420–5425, 5760–5764
Area code 0492, 0493
Website www.gemert-bakel.nl

Gemert-Bakel ( Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation  ) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands.

Contents

Geography

Population centres

Topography

Gem-Gemert-Bakel-OpenTopo.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Gemert-Bakel, June 2015

Climate

Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb". (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate). [6]

Climate data for Gemert-Bakel
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)4
(39)
4
(39)
9
(49)
13
(56)
18
(64)
21
(69)
22
(72)
22
(71)
19
(66)
14
(57)
8
(47)
6
(43)
13
(56)
Average low °C (°F)−1
(31)
−2
(29)
2
(35)
4
(39)
7
(45)
10
(50)
13
(55)
12
(54)
10
(50)
7
(44)
3
(38)
2
(36)
6
(42)
Average precipitation mm (inches)69
(2.7)
51
(2)
79
(3.1)
30
(1.2)
48
(1.9)
58
(2.3)
89
(3.5)
81
(3.2)
71
(2.8)
51
(2)
48
(1.9)
61
(2.4)
730
(28.9)
Average precipitation days8.86.35.8466.77.88.78.275.48.883.5
Source: Weatherbase [7]

Castle

In the centre of Gemert stands a castle of which the oldest parts date back to the Late Middle Ages, although it has been rebuilt a couple of times. It was founded by German knights who lived in the castle for several hundred years, however these days it is occupied by monks and nuns. The predecessor of this castle was a motte-and-bailey located further to the west and was discovered in 1995. It is said that the townfounder Diederik van Gemert lived here.

Notable People

portrait of Macropedius, 1572 Portret Macropedius, Philips Galle.jpg
portrait of Macropedius, 1572

Trivia

The spoken language is Peellands (an East Brabantian dialect, which is very similar to colloquial Dutch). [9]

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References

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  2. "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Gemert-Bakel. Archived from the original on 28 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  3. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  4. "Postcodetool for 5421CV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  6. Climate Summary for Gemert-Bakel
  7. "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013. Retrieved on June 3, 2013.
  8. IMDb Database retrieved 10 September 2019
  9. Jos & Cor Swanenberg: Taal in stad en land: Oost-Brabants, ISBN   9012090105