Heusden

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For other uses, see Heusden (disambiguation).

Heusden is a municipality and a town in the southern Netherlands. It is located between the cities Waalwijk and 's-Hertogenbosch.

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Population centres

Doeveren, Drunen, Elshout, Giersbergen, Haarsteeg, Hedikhuizen, Heesbeen, Herpt, Heusden, Nieuwkuijk, Oudheusden, Vlijmen. The municipality was formed with the fusion between the municipalities of Heusden, Drunen, and Vlijmen.

Heusden

The city of Heusden received city rights in 1318. The old city of Heusden, bordering on the river Meuse, is a touristic attraction.

Drunen

The village of Drunen (population: 20,000 as of 2003) is the most populous of the municipality.

Drunen is known for its theme park Het Land van Ooit and for the inland dunes nearby named Loonse en Drunense Duinen.

Drunen is a former municipality consisting of: Drunen, Elshout, Giersbergen and the old farm Fellenoord.

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Template:Province North Brabantnl:Heusden (Nederland)

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