What is the official website of Eindhoven?
Website. www .eindhoven .nl. Eindhoven ( / ˈaɪnthoʊvən / EYENT-hoh-vən, Dutch: [ˈɛintɦoːvə (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.
What language do they speak in Eindhoven?
Languages. Eindhoven does not have its own, uniform dialect. Varieties of the Brabantian dialect used to be spoken in the former villages of Gestel, Woensel and Stratum, but are now almost extinct. The closest city to Eindhoven in which Brabantian is spoken is Helmond.
What happened to Eindhoven during the French occupation?
During the French occupation, Eindhoven suffered again with many of its houses destroyed by the invading forces. Eindhoven remained a minor city after that until the start of the Industrial Revolution . The Industrial Revolution of the 19th century provided a major growth impulse. Canals, roads and railroads were constructed.
What is the climate like in Eindhoven?
Eindhoven has an oceanic climate with slightly warmer summers and colder winters than the coastal parts of the Netherlands.
When did Eindhoven become part of the Netherlands?
Eindhoven did not become part of the Netherlands until 1629. During the French occupation, Eindhoven suffered again with many of its houses destroyed by the invading forces. Eindhoven remained a minor city after that until the start of the Industrial Revolution .
What is Eindhoven Airport called now?
The airport itself, now called Eindhoven Airport, had moved earlier to a new location, paving the way for much needed new houses. Meerhoven is part of the Strijp district and partially lies on lands annexed from the municipality of Veldhoven .