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Hilvarenbeek

Hilvarenbeek
Municipality
Former brewery in Hilvarenbeek
Former brewery in Hilvarenbeek
Flag of Hilvarenbeek
Flag
Coat of arms of Hilvarenbeek
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Hilvarenbeek in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Ryan Palmen (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 96.49 km2 (37.25 sq mi)
 • Land 94.93 km2 (36.65 sq mi)
 • Water 1.56 km2 (0.60 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 18 m (59 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 15,092
 • Density 159/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5080–5089
Area code 013
Website .nl.hilvarenbeekwww

Hilvarenbeek (   ) is a municipality and a town in the south of the Netherlands, along the border with Belgium.

The biggest tourist attraction is called Beekse Bergen, consisting of a safari park, amusement park/playground, holiday bungalow park, and camping parks.

Population centres

The municipality of Hilvarenbeek also includes the following villages with their own churches:

In addition, the following parts were historically separate, but are nowadays more like neighbourhoods: Beerten, Driehuizen, Dun, Gorp, Groenstraat, Groot Loo, Grote Voort, Hoog Spul, Hoogeind, Klein Loo, Kleine Voort, Laag Spul, Rovert, Slibbroek and Westerwijk.

Topography

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

References

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External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
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