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Sint Anthonis

Sint Anthonis
Municipality
Windmill in Oploo
Windmill in Oploo
Flag of Sint Anthonis
Flag
Coat of arms of Sint Anthonis
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Sint Anthonis in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Marleen Sijbers (VVD)
Area[2]
 • Total 99.76 km2 (38.52 sq mi)
 • Land 99.26 km2 (38.32 sq mi)
 • Water 0.50 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 18 m (59 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 11,677
 • Density 118/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5445–5446, 5449, 5840–5846
Area code 0485
Website .nl.sintanthoniswww

Sint Anthonis (   ) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands in the Province of North Brabant. The locals refer to the town as Sint Tunnis. An inhabitant is called a "Sintunnisenaar". The municipality had a population of 11,677 in 2014.

History

The town was mentioned in a last will as early as 1312. The town was called Oelbroec at the time. As the church of St. Anthony The Abbot was completed in 1477, people started referring to the town as the "Parish of St. Anthony in Oelbroec", and by 1570 the name Oelbroec had disappeared. Church Book registration started in 1640 and are to be found on the BHIC web site.

Population centres

Topography

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Sint Anthonis, June 2015

References

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External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website


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