Nijmegen

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Nijmegen

Nimeguen
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
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Founded98, as Novio Magus
Founded byTrajan
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorHubert Bruls (CDA)
Area
 • Municipality57.63 km2 (22.25 sq mi)
 • Land53.09 km2 (20.50 sq mi)
 • Water4.54 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Elevation29 m (95 ft)
Highest elevation
88 m (289 ft)
Lowest elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (Municipality, January 2019; Urban and Metro, May 2014)[4][5]
 • Municipality176,731
 • Density3,329/km2 (8,620/sq mi)
 • Urban
168,840
 • Metro
287,517
Demonym(s)Nijmegenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6500–6547, 6679, 6683
Area code024, 0481
Websitewww.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 2020" [Key figures for neighbourhoods 2020]. StatLine (in Dutch). CBS. 24 July 2020. Retrieved 19 September 2020.
  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. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.