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Where is the town of Turnhout in Belgium?

Where is the town of Turnhout in Belgium?

Turnhout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈtʏrnɦʌut]) is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of Antwerp.

Who are the founders of the Turnhout industry?

Pieter Corbeels and Philippus Jacobus Brepols are considered to be the founders of this industry. Turnhout retains much of this industry today.

What is the name of the Football Club in Turnhout?

The football club of the city is K.V. Turnhout . Turnhout originated on the crossroads of two major trade routes and in the protection of the hunting castle of the Dukes of Brabant that seems to have existed since 1110 or earlier. This hunting past is still reflected in the city’s coat of arms.

How big is the city of Turnhout in Russia?

The municipality comprises only the city of Turnhout proper. On January 1, 2015, Turnhout had a total population of 42,637. The total area is 56.06 km 2 (21.64 sq mi) which gives a population density of 835.5/km 2 (2,164/sq mi). The agglomeration, however, is much larger, accounting up to 81,473 inhabitants.

Is there a train from Antwerp to Turnhout?

The fastest train normally takes 52 min. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Turnhout to Antwerp train service departs from Turnhout and arrives in Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. Typically 96 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Where can I find a cruising map in Turnhout?

Below we show a Turnhout cruising map with all cruising areas and spots that shared our gay community. Click on the map markers for details of each spot. In the tab for each zone you will find a location map with directions to the place: driving, walking, public transport or bike.

What was the end of the century for Turnhout?

Unfortunately, the end of the century brought war, fire, confiscations and epidemics. Suppression and inquisition made many progressive citizens to take refuge in the Dutch Republic, leaving the land of Turnhout impoverished. The further history of Turnhout consists of a series of ups and downs.