Bergeijk (pronounced [bɛrɣˈɛi̯k] (listen)) is a municipality and town in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant. It consists of an area of 101.73 km2 (39.28 sq mi) and had a population of 18,411 in 2017. It is one of 21 municipalities, including Eindhoven, that make up the Eindhoven Region Cooperative (Samenwerkingsverband Regio Eindhoven).
Church of 't Loo, Bergeijk
Location in North Brabant
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Arinda Callewaert (CDA)|
|• Total||101.73 km2 (39.28 sq mi)|
|• Land||101.18 km2 (39.07 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.55 km2 (0.21 sq mi)|
|Elevation||32 m (105 ft)|
|• Density||182/km2 (470/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code||040, 0497|
Bergeijk is traditionally an agricultural area, but tourism and recreation are steadily gaining importance. Among the facilities in the municipality of Bergeijk is a bungalow park in the village Westerhoven.
Bergeijk is known in the Netherlands for a program on national radio: Radio Bergeijk, a parody on local radio.
Topographic map of the municipality of Bergeijk, June 2015.
- Henk van Gerven (born 1955 in Riethoven) a Dutch politician and general practitioner
- Harm van Veldhoven (born 1962 in Luyksgestel) a Dutch-Belgian football manager
- Wilbert Das (born 1963) a Dutch fashion designer, grew up in Riethoven
- Kees Koolen (born 1965 in Bergeijk) a Dutch rally raid racer and businessman
- Tommie van der Leegte (born 1977 in Bergeijk) a retired Dutch footballer with 334 club caps
- Rudi van Houts (born 1984 in Luyksgestel) a Dutch road cyclist and mountain biker, competed in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics
- "Samenstelling college van B&W" [Members of the board of mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Bergeijk. Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 5571HB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 28 April 2014.
- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
- Jos & Cor Swanenberg: Taal in stad en land: Oost-Brabants, ISBN 9012090105
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