Brummen

Brummen
Square in Brummen
Square in Brummen
Flag of Brummen
Coat of arms of Brummen
Highlighted position of Brummen in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 52°5′N 6°9′E / 52.083°N 6.150°E / 52.083; 6.150Coordinates: 52°5′N 6°9′E / 52.083°N 6.150°E / 52.083; 6.150
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
[1]
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorAlex van Hedel (VVD)
Area
[2]
 • Total85.01 km2 (32.82 sq mi)
 • Land83.65 km2 (32.30 sq mi)
 • Water1.36 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Elevation
[3]
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total20,698
 • Density247/km2 (640/sq mi)
DemonymBrummenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6960–6975, 7399
Area code0575
Websitewww.brummen.nl
Dutch Topographic map of Brummen, June 2015

Brummen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbrʏmə(n)] (listen)) is a municipality and a village in the eastern Netherlands.

Brummen has a small railway station - Brummen railway station on the line between Zutphen and Arnhem. The village is situated about 7 km (4.3 mi) southwest of Zutphen, no farther than 1.5 km from the IJssel river. About two kilometers west of the village, on the edge of the Veluwe forest area, lies the Engelenburg resort, a castle-like house. It is in use as a hotel for golf players and has a 9-hole golf-link.

Population centres

  • Brummen
  • Eerbeek (the largest village in the municipality)
  • Empe (which has a small railway station on the line Apeldoorn-Zutphen)
  • Hall - with an interesting chapel dating from the Middle Ages
  • Leuvenheim
  • Oeken
  • Tonden
  • Voorstonden

Gallery

Transportation

International relations

Twin towns — sister cities

Brummen is twinned with:

Notable people

Sport

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Burgemeesters en wethouders" [Mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Brummen. Archived from the original on 2014-07-22. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 6971BV". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

External links

  • Media related to Brummen at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
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