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Geography of the Arnhem-Nijmegen region

Arnhem Nijmegen City Region has a population of over 750,000, covers an area of over 1,000 square kilometres and comprises seven smaller regions, which are subdivided into municipalities.

Helicopterview Arnhem Nijmegen City Region rivers

Helicopterview Arnhem Nijmegen City Region rivers

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Seven regions

Arnhem Nijmegen City Region can be subdivided into seven regions:

  • Arnhem: Arnhem, capital city of the province of Gelderland
  • Veluwezoom: Renkum, Rheden and Rozendaal
  • Achterhoek: Doesburg and Montferland
  • De Liemers: Duiven, Westervoort and Zevenaar
  • Overbetuwe: Overbetuwe and Lingewaard
  • Gelderse Poort: Millingen aan de Rijn and Rijnwaarden
  • Rijk van Nijmegen: Nijmegen, Groesbeek, Mook en Middelaar, Heumen, Ubbergen, Beuningen en Wijchen.


Cities and towns

Most municipalities include more cities and towns:

  • Arnhem: Arnhem, Elden, Schaarsbergen
  • Beuningen: Beuningen, Ewijk, Winssen, Weurt
  • Duiven: Duiven, Groessen, Loo
  • Groesbeek: Groesbeek, Berg en Dal (deels), Heilig Landstichting, Beek Ubbergen (deels), De Horst, Breedeweg
  • Heumen: Heumen, Malden, Nederasselt, Overasselt
  • Lingewaard: Huissen, Bemmel, Gendt, Angeren, Doornenburg, Haalderen, Ressen
  • Montferland: 's-Heerenberg, Azewijn, Beek, Braamt, Didam, Kilder, Lengel, Loerbeek, Loil, Nieuw-Dijk, Stokkum, Zeddam
  • Mook en Middelaar: Mook, Middelaar, Molenhoek, Plasmolen
  • Nijmegen: Nijmegen, Oosterhout (deels), Ressen (deels), Lent
  • Overbetuwe: Andelst, Driel, Elst, Hemmen, Herveld, Heteren, Oosterhout (deels), Randwijk, Slijk-Ewijk, Valburg, Zetten
  • Renkum: Renkum: Doorwerth, Heelsum, Heveadorp, Oosterbeek, Wolfheze
  • Rheden: Rheden, De Steeg, Dieren, Ellecom, Laag-Soeren,  Spankeren, Velp
  • Rijnwaarden: Aerdt, Herwen, Lobith, Pannerden, Spijk, Tolkamer, Tuindorp
  • Ubbergen: Beek, Berg en Dal (deels), Erlecom,  Kekerdom, Leuth, Ooij, Persingen, Ubbergen
  • Wijchen: Wijchen, Alverna, Balgoij, Batenburg, Bergharen, Hernen, Niftrik, Woezik
  • Zevenaar: Zevenaar, Angerlo, Babberich, Giesbeek, Lathum, Oud Zevenaar

The municipalities of Doesburg, Millingen, Rozendaal and Westervoort consist of a one core.

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