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Boxtel

Boxtel
Town and municipality
Boxtel town centre
Boxtel town centre
Flag of Boxtel
Flag
Coat of arms of Boxtel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Boxtel in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Mark Buijs (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 64.85 km2 (25.04 sq mi)
 • Land 63.75 km2 (24.61 sq mi)
 • Water 1.10 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 8 m (26 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 30,356
 • Density 476/km2 (1,230/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Boxelaar, Boxtelaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5280–5283, 5298
Area code 0411
Website .nl.boxtelwww

Boxtel (Dutch pronunciation: ) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands.

This is the origin of the van Boxtel family, which has numerous descendants in North Brabant.

The town was the site of the Battle of Boxtel fought in September 1794 during the Flanders campaign. It is often principally remembered as the first battle of the future Duke of Wellington.

Population centres

Topography

Dutch Topographic map of Boxtel (place), March 2014.

Notable residents

Transportation

References

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External links

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  • Official website
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