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Where is the city of Tilburg in the Netherlands?

Where is the city of Tilburg in the Netherlands?

Tilburg (Dutch: [ˈtɪlbʏr(ə)x] (listen)) is a city in the Netherlands, in the southern province of North Brabant.

What is the name of the University in Tilburg?

Tilburg University is located in Tilburg, as are Avans University of Applied Sciences and Fontys University of Applied Sciences . Tilburg is known for its ten-day-long funfair, held in July each year. The Monday during the funfair is called “Roze Maandag” (Pink Monday), and is primarily LGBT -oriented.

What are the names of the districts in Tilburg?

Their shape is still reflected in the layout of many places in Tilburg. Many districts, including Korvel, Oerle, Broekhoven, Hasselt, Heikant, De Schans, and Heuvel, bear the names of these old hamlets.

When did the textile industry in Tilburg end?

Home weaving continued, however, until the early 20th century. Woollen textiles from Tilburg were known far and wide. After World War II Tilburg retained its place as wool capital of the Netherlands, but in the 1960s the industry collapsed and by the 1980s the number of operating wool mills had declined.

Who was the Lord of Tilburg in the 15th century?

In the 15th century, one of the lords of Tilburg, Jan van Haestrecht, built Tilburg Castle. “That stone chamber at Hasselt” is mentioned in several historical documents. In 1858, however, the castle was pulled down to make way for a factory, but the name lives on, in the city arms and logo.

When was the city of Tilburg separated from Goirle?

In 1803, Goirle was separated from Tilburg and on 18 April 1809, Tilburg was granted city status. In that year, it had about 9,000 inhabitants. In 2009 Tilburg hosted several festivities in celebration of 200 years as a city.

What’s the name of the railway station in Tilburg?

The Monday during the funfair is called “Roze Maandag” (Pink Monday), and is primarily LGBT -oriented. There are three railway stations within the municipality: Tilburg, Tilburg Universiteit and Tilburg Reeshof.

How big is the area around Tilburg Central Station?

The 75-hectare (185-acre) “Spoorzone” area around Tilburg Central station, once a Dutch Railways train maintenance yard, has been purchased by the city and is being transformed into an urban zone. Little is known about the beginnings of Tilburg.

Where is Thermo Fisher Center of Excellence in Tillburg, Netherlands?

Tilburg has been a Thermo Fisher Center of Excellence since 1994, offering extensive capabilities for a variety of softgel technologies. Product development expertise from pre-formulation into commercial product for Prescription (Rx), Over-The-Counter (OTC) and Nutraceutical dosage forms

Is there a Patheon plant in Tillburg, Netherlands?

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