Eindhoven

Eindhoven (/ˈnthvən/ EYENT-hoh-vən, Dutch: [ˈɛintˌɦoːvə(n)] (listen)) is the fifth-largest city and a municipality of the Netherlands, located in the south of the country. It had a population of 231,469 in 2019, making it the largest city in the province of North Brabant. Eindhoven was originally located at the confluence of the Dommel and Gender.[8][9][10]

Eindhoven
From top down, left to right: Skyline of Eindhoven,
Light Tower at the city centre, Evoluon conference centre,
St. Anthony Church, St. Catherine Church, Vesteda Tower,
Van Abbe Museum, Philips Stadium of PSV Eindhoven,
High Tech Campus Eindhoven
Location in North Brabant
Interactive map outlining Eindhoven
Eindhoven
Location in North Brabant
Eindhoven
Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°26′N 5°29′E
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceNorth Brabant
Government
  BodyMunicipal council
  MayorJohn Jorritsma (VVD)
Area
  Municipality88.92 km2 (34.33 sq mi)
  Land87.66 km2 (33.85 sq mi)
  Water1.26 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Elevation17 m (56 ft)
Population
 (Municipality, January 2019; Urban and Metro, May 2014; Metro region and CMSA, August 2015)[4][5][6][7]
  Municipality231,642
  Density2,643/km2 (6,850/sq mi)
  Urban
337,487
  Metro
780,611
  CMSA
1,944,588
Demonym(s)Eindhovenaar
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcodes
5600–5658
Area code040
Websitewww.eindhoven.nl

Neighbouring cities and towns include Son en Breugel, Nuenen, Geldrop-Mierlo, Helmond, Heeze-Leende, Waalre, Veldhoven, Eersel, Oirschot and Best. The agglomeration has a population of 337,487. The metropolitan area consists of 780,611 inhabitants. The city region has a population of 753,426. The Brabantse Stedenrij combined metropolitan area has about two million inhabitants.