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Arnhem

Arnhem
Administration
Full nameArnhem
Native nameÈrnem
Settlement typeMunicipality
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceGelderland
Government
MayorPauline Krikke
AldermenGerrie Elfrink
Michiel van Wessem
Margreet van Gastel
Henk Kok
Martijn Leisink
Luuk van Geffen
SecretaryS. Gerritsen
Geography
Total Area39.2 sq mi (101.53 km2)
Land Area37.9 sq mi (98.14 km2)
Water Area1.3 sq mi (3.39 km2)
Demography
Total Population146095 (1 May 2009)
Density (pop.)1489/km2 (3856.5/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes6811 6846
Area code026

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Arnhem ( ) (South Guelderish: Èrnem) is a city and municipality, situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of Gelderland and located near the river Nederrijn as well as near the St. Jansbeek, which was the source of the city's development. Arnhem has 146,095 residents (per 30 June 2009) as one of the larger cities of the Netherlands. The municipality is part of the city region Arnhem-Nijmegen, a metropolitan area with 728,500 inhabitants. Arnhem is home to the Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen and ArtEZ Institute of the Arts.


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