Nijmegen

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Nijmegen
Nimeguen
City and municipality
Nijmegen city view from the north west
Nijmegen city view from the north west
Flag of Nijmegen
Flag
Coat of arms of Nijmegen
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Nijmegen in a municipal map of Gelderland
Location in Gelderland
Coordinates: 51°51′N 5°52′E / 51.850°N 5.867°E / 51.850; 5.867Coordinates: 51°51′N 5°52′E / 51.850°N 5.867°E / 51.850; 5.867
Country Netherlands
Province Gelderland
Founded 98, as Novio Magus
Founded by Trajan
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Hubert Bruls (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Municipality 57.60 km2 (22.24 sq mi)
 • Land 53.62 km2 (20.70 sq mi)
 • Water 3.98 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 29 m (95 ft)
Highest elevation 88 m (289 ft)
Lowest elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (Municipality, August 2017; Urban and Metro, May 2014)[4][5]
 • Municipality 175,002
 • Density 3,264/km2 (8,450/sq mi)
 • Urban 168,840
 • Metro 287,517
Demonym(s) Nijmegenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6500–6547, 6679, 6683
Area code 024, 0481
Website www.nijmegen.nl

Nijmegen is a city in Gelderland in the east of the Netherlands. It has about 160,000 inhabitants and a university, called Radboud University Nijmegen.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Burgemeester" [Mayor] (in Dutch). Gemeente Nijmegen. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  2. "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. "Postcodetool for 6511PP". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 10 June 2014.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand". CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)

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