's-Hertogenbosch

capital city of North Brabant, the Netherlands

's-Hertogenbosch (ˌsɛrtoːɣə(n)ˈbɔs ) is a municipality in the Netherlands, and also the capital of the province of North Brabant. It is in the southern Netherlands, 80 kilometres (50 mi) south of Amsterdam.

's-Hertogenbosch

Den Bosch
Picture of a flag with a golden tree in the upper left on a blue background then five alternating stripes of red and white, starting with red and ending with red
Flag
Coat of arms of 's-Hertogenbosch
Coat of arms
Etymology: (Dutch: [ˌsɛrtoːɣə(m)ˈbɔs]  ( listen); French: Bois-le-Duc French pronunciation: ​[bwɑ l(ə) dyk]), German: Herzogenbusch, colloquially known as Den Bosch (IPA: [dɛm ˈbɔs]  ( listen))
Nicknames: 
Den Bosch, French Bois-le-Duc, gemeente (municipality), south-central Netherlands
Highlighted position of 's-Hertogenbosch in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Coordinates: 51°41′N 5°18′E / 51.683°N 5.300°E / 51.683; 5.300Coordinates: 51°41′N 5°18′E / 51.683°N 5.300°E / 51.683; 5.300
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Chartered1185[1]
Founded byHenry I, Duke of Brabant
Government
 • TypeMayor–council government
 • burgemeester (Mayor)Jack Mikkers (VVD)
Area
 • City and municipality117.81 km2 (45.49 sq mi)
 • Land109.99 km2 (42.47 sq mi)
 • Water7.82 km2 (3.02 sq mi)
Elevation7.87 m (25.82 ft)
Population
 (Municipality, January 2019; Urban and Metro, May 2014)
 • City and municipality154,205
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
 • Urban
169,714
 • Metro
198,000
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Demonym(s)Bosschenaar
Time zoneUTC+1:00 (CET — Central European Time[7])
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2:00 (CEST — Central European Summer Time)
Postal Code [8]
5211, 5212, 5213, 5215, 5216, 5221, 5222, 5223, 5224, 5231, 5232, 5233, 5234, 5235, 5236, 5237
Area Codes+31, +73
ISO 3166 codeNL
Websites-hertogenbosch.nl

In 2015, Maasdonk became a part to 's-Hertogenbosch.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Murray, Lorraine; Chauhan, Yamini; Tikkanen, Amy; Lotha, Gloria; Wallenfeldt, Jeff (25 June 2019). "'s-Hertogenbosch Netherlands". Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  3. "Altitude of s-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands - Elevation". www.altitude-maps.com. Altitude-Maps.com. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; Regionale kerncijfers Nederland" [Regional core figures Netherlands]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2020. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  6. Brouwer, J.; Verkade, G.J.; Buunk, W (2007). De grenzeloze regio (in Dutch). Sdu Uitgevers. p. 14. ISBN 978-90-12-12457-7. Retrieved 27 May 2021. Het BBP van BrabantStad ligt op 14.7% van het nationale BBP. In de regio liggen Philips, de Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, de Universiteit Tilburg en de HAS Den Bosch. De regio heeft 1.4 miljoen inwoners. Er is veel R&D, ICT, automotive, logistiek en agribusiness. (BrabantStad's GDP is 14.7% of the national GDP. Philips, Eindhoven University of Technology, Tilburg University and HAS Den Bosch are located in the region. The region has 1.4 million inhabitants. There is a lot of R&D, ICT, automotive, logistics and agribusiness.)
  7. "Time Zone & Clock Changes in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands". www.timeanddate.com. Time and Date AS. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  8. "'S-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Postcodes". worldpostalcode.com. WorldPostalCode. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.

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