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Schijndel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsxɛindəl] (About this soundlisten)) is a town and former municipality in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant. Schijndel is located approximately 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) southeast of 's-Hertogenbosch. Schijndel was founded on 6 December in the year 1309.[citation needed] On 1 January 2017 Schijndel, together with Veghel and Sint-Oedenrode, merged into a new municipality called Meierijstad creating the largest municipality of the province North-Brabant in terms of land area.[4]

Schijndel
Town and former municipality
Former monastery in Schijndel
Former monastery in Schijndel
Flag of Schijndel
Flag
Coat of arms of Schijndel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Schijndel in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°37′N 5°26′E / 51.617°N 5.433°E / 51.617; 5.433Coordinates: 51°37′N 5°26′E / 51.617°N 5.433°E / 51.617; 5.433
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
MunicipalityMeierijstad
Merged2017
Area
 • Total41.66 km2 (16.09 sq mi)
 • Land41.54 km2 (16.04 sq mi)
 • Water0.12 km2 (0.05 sq mi)
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[3]
 • Totaldata missing
 • Uden-Veghel
175,119
Demonym(s)Schijndelaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5480–5483
Area code073

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Population centresEdit

The municipality had a population of data missing in 2017. This figure has remained virtually unchanged since the 1990s.

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Schijndel, June 2015

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 5482NG". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  4. ^ CBS. "In twintig jaar bijna 240 gemeenten minder". www.cbs.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 30 December 2016.