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Cuijk (Dutch pronunciation: [kœyk] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality and a town in upper southeastern Netherlands of pre-historic origin. Its existence is recorded on the Roman roadmap Tabula Peutingeriana under the name of Ceuclum. Cuijk is twinned with Maldon in Essex, UK. It is a big commuter town with very good public transport services to nearby Nijmegen. The nearest hospital is at Boxmeer and the nearest international airport is situated in the German town of Weeze. Cuijk has a railway station on the Nijmegen to Venlo railway.

Monumental church in Cuijk
Monumental church in Cuijk
Flag of Cuijk
Coat of arms of Cuijk
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Cuijk in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°44′N 5°53′E / 51.733°N 5.883°E / 51.733; 5.883Coordinates: 51°44′N 5°53′E / 51.733°N 5.883°E / 51.733; 5.883
ProvinceNorth Brabant
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorWim Hillenaar (CDA)
 • Total57.07 km2 (22.03 sq mi)
 • Land51.29 km2 (19.80 sq mi)
 • Water5.78 km2 (2.23 sq mi)
Elevation12 m (39 ft)
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total24,814
 • Density484/km2 (1,250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
5430–5437, 5439
Area code0485

Population centresEdit

Population centers include:



Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Cuijk, June 2015




  1. ^ "College" [Board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Cuijk. Archived from the original on 8 May 2014. Retrieved 8 May 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 5431BV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 8 May 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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