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Full nameTilburg
Official nameTilburg
Settlement typeMunicipality
ProvinceNorth Brabant
MayorPeter Noordanus
AldermenJan Hamming (PvdA)
Berend de Vries (D66)
Roel Lauwerier (VVD)
Marjo Frenk (GL)
Joost Möller (VVD)
Marieke Moorman (PvdA)
Erik de Ridder (CDA)
Total Area46 sq mi (119.15 km2)
Land Area45.3 sq mi (117.30 km2)
Water Area0.7 sq mi (1.85 km2)
Total Population203492 (31 May 2009)
Density (pop.)1723/km2 (4462.6/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postcodes5000 5049, 5056, 5070, 5071
Area code013

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Tilburg (-nlˈtɪl.ˌbʏrx) ( ) is a landlocked municipality and a city in the Netherlands, located in the southern province of Noord-Brabant.

Tilburg municipality also includes the villages of Berkel-Enschot and Udenhout.

Tilburg University is located in Tilburg, as are Avans University of Applied Sciences and Fontys University of Applied Sciences. Tilburg has nearly 30.000 students at one of these universities.

A 10 day-long funfair, the largest of the Benelux, is held in July each year. The Monday of fair week is called "Roze Maandag" (Pink Monday), and is gay-oriented, though also enjoyed by many heterosexuals.

There are three railway stations within the municipality: Tilburg, Tilburg Universiteit and Tilburg Reeshof. The tallest building in Tilburg is the Westpoint tower.

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