Brunssum

Brunssum (Dutch: [ˈbrʏnsʏm] (listen); Limburgish: Broensem) is a municipality and a town in the province of Limburg in the Netherlands. The municipality of Brunssum has 28,103 residents as of 2019.

Brunssum
Broensem
Vijverpark (Pond park) in Brunssum centre
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 50°57′N 5°58′E
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceLimburg
Government
  BodyMunicipal council
  MayorGerd Leers (acting) (CDA)
Area
  Total17.34 km2 (6.70 sq mi)
  Land17.25 km2 (6.66 sq mi)
  Water0.09 km2 (0.03 sq mi)
Elevation81 m (266 ft)
Population
 (January 2019)[4]
  Total28,103
  Density1,629/km2 (4,220/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Brunssumer
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
6440–6446
Area code045
Websitewww.brunssum.nl

Brunssum was a center of coal mining until 1973.