Square in Brummen
Location in Gelderland
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Alex van Hedel (VVD)|
|• Total||85.01 km2 (32.82 sq mi)|
|• Land||83.97 km2 (32.42 sq mi)|
|• Water||1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)|
|Elevation||10 m (30 ft)|
|• Density||246/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Brummen has a small railway station - Brummen railway station on the line between Zutphen and Arnhem. The village is situated about 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest of Zutphen, no farther than 1.5 km from the IJssel river. About two kilometers west of the village, on the edge of the Veluwe forest area, lies the Engelenburg resort, a castle-like house. It is in use as a hotel for golf players and has a 9-hole golf-link.
Twin towns — sister citiesEdit
Brummen is twinned with:
- Jan Elias Nicolaas Schimmelpenninck van der Oye (1836 in Brummen – 1914) a Dutch politician
- Cornelis Johannes van Doorn (1837 in Hall – 1906) a Dutch civil engineer and foreign advisor to Meiji period Japan
- Jacob Emil van Hoogstraten (1898 in Eerbeek – 1991) a Dutch public servant in the Dutch East Indies
- Dick Dolman (1935 in Empe – 2019) a Dutch politician
- Geurt Schoonman (1896 in Brummen – 1971) a Dutch sports shooter, competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics
- Wiljon Vaandrager (born 1957 in Brummen) a former rower, bronze medallist at the 1984 Summer Olympics
- Stefan Groothuis (born 1981 in Empe) a retired Dutch speed skater, gold medallist at the 2014 Winter Olympics
- "Burgemeesters en wethouders" [Mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Brummen. Archived from the original on 2014-07-22. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 6971BV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
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