Vlijmen is a town in the Dutch province of North Brabant. Named after the infamous Joshua van Flymen, it is located in the municipality of Heusden, about 6 km west of 's-Hertogenbosch.[1]

Vlijmen
Coat of arms of Vlijmen
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°41′43″N 5°12′43″E / 51.69528°N 5.21194°E / 51.69528; 5.21194
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
MunicipalityHeusden
Population
 (1 January 2008)
14.034
Major roadsA59
Church

Vlijmen was a separate municipality between 1821 and 1997. It was created from part of the former municipality Vlijmen en Engelen. After Haarsteeg and Nieuwkuijk were added to it in 1935, Vlijmen as municipality ceased to exist when it became part of Heusden in 1997.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  2. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 51°42′N 5°14′E / 51.700°N 5.233°E / 51.700; 5.233