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's-Hertogenbosch

Den Bosch
City and Municipality
's-Hertogenbosch - Panorama - Gezicht op Sint Jan vanaf Sint Jacobskerktoren - RCE.jpg
St. Jans cathedral 's-Hertogenbosch.jpg Binnendieze 's-Hertogenbosch.jpg
Overzicht - 's-Hertogenbosch - 20413415 - RCE - Cropped.jpg Overzicht zuidwestgevel met traptorens - 's-Hertogenbosch - 20343686 - RCE.jpg Overzicht westgevel met klokketoren - 's-Hertogenbosch - 20534558 - RCE.jpg
Tzanddenbosch-cropped.jpg Hieronymus Bosch-cropped.jpg Noordbrabants 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, Binnendieze 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,
Flag of 's-Hertogenbosch
Flag
Coat of arms of 's-Hertogenbosch
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of 's-Hertogenbosch in a municipal map of North Brabant
Location in North Brabant
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
Government
 • Body Municipal council
Area
 • Municipality 91.79 km2 (35.44 sq mi)
 • Land 84.45 km2 (32.61 sq mi)
 • Water 7.34 km2 (2.83 sq mi)
Elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (Municipality, May 2014; Urban and Metro, May 2014)
 • Municipality 143,945
 • Density 1,704/km2 (4,410/sq mi)
 • Urban
169,714
 • Metro
198,000
 • Metro region
355,230
 • Brabant CMSA
1,932,055
Demonym(s) Bosschenaar
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5200–5249
Area code 073

's-Hertogenbosch 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.

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