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Axel
Town
""Flag of Axel
Flag
""Coat of arms of Axel
Coat of arms
""LocatieTerneuzen.png
""The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Axel in the municipality of Terneuzen.
The town centre (dark green) and the statistical district (light green) of Axel in the municipality of Terneuzen.
Coordinates: 51°15′56″N 3°54′32″E / 51.26556°N 3.90889°E / 51.26556; 3.90889"Coordinates: 51°15′56″N 3°54′32″E / 51.26556°N 3.90889°E / 51.26556; 3.90889
"Country "Netherlands
"Province "Zeeland
"Municipality "Terneuzen
Population (31-12-2009)
 • Total 7,923
"Time zone "CET ("UTC+1)
 • Summer ("DST) "CEST ("UTC+2)

Axel is a town in the southwest "Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of "Terneuzen, "Zeeland, about 31 km southeast of "Vlissingen.

In 2001, the town of Axel had 7,421 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.9 km2 (0.73 sq mi), and contained 3,408 residences.[1] The statistical area "Axel", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 8,190.[2]

History[edit]

Axel received "city rights in 1213.

A railroad, connecting Terneuzen and "Sint-Niklaas, once ran through the city.

Until 2003, Axel was a separate municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. (Statistics are for the continuous built-up area).
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Statline: Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2003-2005 Archived 2006-07-24 at "WebCite. As of 1 January 2005.

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