's-Hertogenbosch

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'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
 [4][5][6]
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

'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.

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

Photos[change | change source]

's-Hertogenbosch - Panorama - Gezicht op Sint Jan vanaf Sint Jacobskerktoren - RCE.jpg
St. Jans cathedral 's-Hertogenbosch.jpgBinnendieze 's-Hertogenbosch.jpg
Overzicht - 's-Hertogenbosch - 20413415 - RCE - Cropped.jpgOverzicht zuidwestgevel met traptorens - 's-Hertogenbosch - 20343686 - RCE.jpgOverzicht westgevel met klokketoren - 's-Hertogenbosch - 20534558 - RCE.jpg
Tzanddenbosch-cropped.jpgHieronymus Bosch-cropped.jpgNoordbrabants Museum DSCF2391-Cropped.jpg
Overzicht van de zuidwestgevel met kerktoren - 's-Hertogenbosch - 20381297 - RCE.jpg's-Hertogenbosch Rijksmonument 21719 Stadhuis, Markt 1 - Cropped.jpg
's-Hertogenbosch, straatzicht Statenlaan positie2 foto10 2016-12-04 13.51.jpg
From top down, left to right: View over the city centre
The city seen from the Bossche Brook, Dieze canals,
Province Hall of Brabant, Catherine Church, James Church,
Dragon Fountain, Hieronymus Bosch, Brabant Museum,
St. John's Cathedral, City Hall of 's-Hertogenbosch, Street view Paleiskwartier,

References[change | change source]

  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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