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Brummen (About this soundpronunciation ) is a municipality and a village in the eastern Netherlands.

Square in Brummen
Square in Brummen
Flag of Brummen
Coat of arms of Brummen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Brummen in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°5′N 6°9′E / 52.083°N 6.150°E / 52.083; 6.150Coordinates: 52°5′N 6°9′E / 52.083°N 6.150°E / 52.083; 6.150
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAlex van Hedel (VVD)
 • Total85.01 km2 (32.82 sq mi)
 • Land83.97 km2 (32.42 sq mi)
 • Water1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total20,771
 • Density247/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
6960–6975, 7399
Area code0575
Dutch Topographic map of Brummen, June 2015

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.


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Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

Brummen is twinned with:


  1. ^ "Burgemeesters en wethouders" [Mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Brummen. Archived from the original on 2014-07-22. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 6971BV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

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