Arnhem (Dutch: [ˈɑrnɛm] (listen) or [ˈɑr(ə)nɦɛm] (listen); German: Arnheim; South Guelderish: Èrnem) is a city and municipality situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands. It is the capital of the province of Gelderland, located on both banks of the rivers Nederrijn and Sint-Jansbeek, which was the source of the city's development. Arnhem had a population of 163,972 on 1 December 2021, which made it one of the larger cities of the Netherlands. The municipality is part of the Arnhem–Nijmegen metropolitan area, which has a combined number of 774,506 inhabitants on 31 January 2022.
City and municipality
Ernem, Arnheim, Nultweezes, Nulzesentwintig, 026
|Coordinates: 51°59′N 5°55′E|
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Ahmed Marcouch (PvdA)|
|• Municipality||101.54 km2 (39.20 sq mi)|
|• Land||97.82 km2 (37.77 sq mi)|
|• Water||3.72 km2 (1.44 sq mi)|
|Elevation||13 m (43 ft)|
|• Density||1,660/km2 (4,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
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Arnhem is home to the Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen, ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Netherlands Open Air Museum, Airborne Museum 'Hartenstein', Royal Burgers' Zoo, NOC*NSF and National Sports Centre Papendal. The north corner of the municipality is part of the Hoge Veluwe National Park. It is approximately 55 square kilometres (21 sq mi) in area, consisting of heathlands, sand dunes, and woodlands.