|postal zip code:||6800|
| house address|
of the local administration:
| Koningstraat 38|
6811 DG Arnhem
|Map: Arnheim in the province funds country|
|inhabitant:||142.162 (1. March 2006)|
|- rank:||xx of 489|
|population density:||1,394 Einwohner/km ²|
|Fläche:||101.53 km ²|
|- of it country:||99.08 km ² (97.59%)|
|- of it water:||2.45 km ² (2.41%)|
|- rank:||xx of 489|
|height:||8 - 80 m and. NN|
|geographical situation:|| |
Coordinates: 51° 59 ′ N, 5° 55 ′ O 51° 59 ′ N, 5°55 ′ O
|mayor:|| P.C. Krikke (VVD)|
(since 1. September 2001)
|A governing party:|
| Mandates in the local council|
| PvdA 8|
Zuid Centraal 5
Leefbaar Arnhem 4
Socialisti Partij 3
Arnheim (Netherlands: Arnhem) is one at the Niederrhein , one of the large Rhine arms, lying city. It has 142,162 inhabitants (1.März 2005) and is capital of the Netherlands province funds country. In the year 2000 here some plays of the football European championship in the Gelredome found, to the home stadium of Vitesse Arnheim instead of.
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Arnheim developed at a hill in the proximity of the Ijssel, at the crossing of the trade routes between Utrecht, Nimwegen and Zutphen.Only since the change of the Rhine run around 1500 Arnheim is because of this river.
Around 1850 about 9000 humans in Arnheim lived. At that time the region became around Arnheim and Nimwegen a popular domicile of the large middle class from the western provinces of the Netherlands. In the consequence representative park plants becamecreated, the city this very day to the surname „park city “owes. Parks such as Sonsbeek (in the center) and Zijpendaal (in the north of the city) coin/shape the townscape.
In the Second World War the city was heavily destroyed. The battle around the bridge of Arnheim in September 1944 is considered as onethe last defeats of the allied ones in this war. After the battle those forced to leave the armed forces at that time 95,000 inhabitants the city.
To 16. September 1978 was renamed the Rhine bridge in John frost bridge (John Frostbrug ), after the British Colonel, the 1944 during the unsuccessful offensivethat battalion kommandierte, which reached the bridge as only and which northern part long defended four days. A Gedenktafel reminds of the battle and its many victims. In addition you were matt Damon dedicated the film the soldier to James Ryan with the actors Tom Hanks and.
After the war a dynamic reconstruction followed. The population of the city continues to grow until today.
As last city of the Netherlands Arnheim possesses a trolley bus net.
objects of interest
Arnheim has numerous high-ranking cultural facilities. „The Netherlands open air museum Arnheim “shows historical architecture.
- Citizen zoo
- Openlucht museum (open air museum, Hoeferlaan) (see here)
- Nederlands Watermuseum (Zijpendaalseweg 26 - 28)
- museum voor modern trend art Arnhem (Utrechtseweg 87)
- Eusebiuskerk (Kerkplein 1)
- park Sonsbeek (Sonsbeeksingel, Zijpendaalseweg)
- park and castle Zijpendaal (Zijpendaalseweg)
- of 39 historical cellars from that 13. to 15. Century (Rijnstraat)
- Bronbeek (Velperweg 147)
- Arnhems Oorlogsmuseum 40-45 (war museum, Kemperbergerweg 780)
of sons and daughters of the city
- De Aal, Netherlands hit singer
- Truus van Aalten, Netherlands actress
- Eduard van Beinum, Netherlands conductor
- Kenny van Hummel, NetherlandsWheel running driver
- Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Netherlands mathematician and physicist
- Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Netherlands director
- Kees Schoonenbeek, Netherlands composer and organist
- Linda Wagenmakers, Netherlands actress and singer
Web on the left of
|Commons: Arnheim - pictures, videos and/or audio files|
- official Website thatCity Arnheim (on Netherlands, English and German)
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