Rucphen (pronounced [ˈrɵkfən] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands between Roosendaal and Etten-Leur, south of the railway, but without a train-station.

Rucphen
Street through Rucphen
Street through Rucphen
Flag of Rucphen
Flag
Coat of arms of Rucphen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Rucphen in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°32′N 4°35′E / 51.533°N 4.583°E / 51.533; 4.583Coordinates: 51°32′N 4°35′E / 51.533°N 4.583°E / 51.533; 4.583
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorMarjolein van der Meer-Mohr (VVD)
Area
 • Total64.47 km2 (24.89 sq mi)
 • Land64.41 km2 (24.87 sq mi)
 • Water0.06 km2 (0.02 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total22,572
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rucphenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
4710–4722, 4735
Area code0165
Websitewww.rucphen.nl

Population centresEdit

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Rucphen, June 2015

Notable peopleEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "mr. Marjolein van der Meer Mohr" (in Dutch). Gemeente Rucphen. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 3 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 4715RK". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  4. ^ "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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