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Zundert

Location municipality Zundert

Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Area
- Land
- Water
120.75 km²
120.38 km²
0.37 km²
Population 2004
- Density
20,431
170/km²


Zundert is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands.

Contents

Population centres

  • Achtmaal
  • Klein-Zundert
  • Rijsbergen
  • Wernhout
  • Zundert

The municipality

Zundert is one of the most agricultural municipalities of the Netherlands. 10% of all "boomkwekers" (nursery-men) work in Zundert.


Zundert was expanded in 1997 with the former municipality of Rijsbergen.


Zundert, Achtmaal, Klein Zundert, Wernhout and Rijsbergen were all liberated on October 25, 1944 by the American 104th Infantry Division 415th regiment, "the Timberwolf Division" 104th infantry division homepage (http://www.104infdiv.org/index.htm)


the town Zundert

Zundert is the birthplace of the famous painter Vincent van Gogh.


Zundert also boasts the oldest and most technically advanced flower parade in Europe, held every first Sunday in September.


Rijsbergen

Until 1997 Rijsbergen (population 6,100) was an independent municipality, after which it was added to Zundert. In the territory of the former municipality was one of the most important border crossings of the country: Hazeldonk. Hazeldonk was ceded in 1997 to Breda.


In the town is an AC (Aanmeldcentrum, i.e. Asylum Request Center).


External links

  • Official Website (http://www.zundert.nl)
  • Web-portal of the municipality of Zundert (http://www.123zundert.nl)
  • The liberation of Achtmaal (http://home.wanadoo.nl/a.e.c.oostvogels/Liberation.htm)
  • Official site of the flower parade (http://www.bloemencorsozundert.nl)



Province North Brabant

Aalburg - Alphen-Chaam - Asten - Baarle-Nassau - Bergeijk - Bergen op Zoom - Bernheze - Best - Bladel - Boekel - Boxmeer - Boxtel - Breda - Cranendonck - Cuijk - Deurne - Dongen - Drimmelen - Eersel - Eindhoven - Etten-Leur - Geertruidenberg - Geldrop-Mierlo - Gemert-Bakel - Gilze en Rijen - Goirle - Grave - Haaren - Halderberge - Heeze-Leende - Helmond - 's-Hertogenbosch - Heusden - Hilvarenbeek - Laarbeek - Landerd - Lith - Loon op Zand - Maasdonk - Mill en Sint Hubert - Moerdijk - Nuenen, Gerwen en Nederwetten - Oirschot - Oisterwijk - Oosterhout - Oss - Reusel-De Mierden - Roosendaal - Rucphen - Schijndel - Sint Anthonis - Sint-Michielsgestel - Sint-Oedenrode - Someren - Son en Breugel - Steenbergen - Tilburg - Uden - Valkenswaard - Veghel - Veldhoven - Vught - Waalre - Waalwijk - Werkendam - Woensdrecht - Woudrichem - Zundert interactive map (http://www.sdu.nl/staatscourant/gemeentes/gemprovin.htm#NB)


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