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Municipality and town
Grote Kerk St. Petrus Banden
Grote Kerk St. Petrus Banden
Flag of Venray
Coat of arms of Venray
Highlighted position of Venray in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°32′N 5°59′E / 51.533°N 5.983°E / 51.533; 5.983Coordinates: 51°32′N 5°59′E / 51.533°N 5.983°E / 51.533; 5.983
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorLuc Winants (CDA)
 • Total165.00 km2 (63.71 sq mi)
 • Land163.27 km2 (63.04 sq mi)
 • Water1.73 km2 (0.67 sq mi)
Elevation25 m (82 ft)
 (January 2019)[4]
 • Total43,326
 • Density265/km2 (690/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Venrayenaar, Venrayer
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code0478

Venray is a town and municipality in the Dutch province of Limburg. As of 2020, about 41,000 people were living in the municipality and about 28,500 people were living in the town.

In 2010, parts of the former municipality of Meerlo-Wanssum were added to Venray (Blitterswijck, Geijsteren, and Wanssum).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Samenstelling college" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Venray. Archived from the original on 6 June 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
  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 5801MB". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
  4. "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.

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