Nijmegen

Nijmegen ( NY-may-gən, Dutch: [ˈnɛimeːɣə(n)] (listen);, Nijmeegs: Nimwèège [ˈnɪmβ̞ɛːxə]) is a city in the Netherlands' province of Gelderland, on the Waal river close to the German border.

Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands, the second to be recognized as such in Roman times, and in 2005 celebrated 2,000 years of existence. The municipality is part of the Arnhem–Nijmegen metropolitan area, with 736,107 inhabitants in 2011.

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  1. Gemeente Leeuwarden Bevolkingsregister LeeuwardenCivil registry, Leeuwarden, 1876-1904, sheet 180
  2. Gemeente Nijmegen Burgerlijke Stand NijmegenNijmegenMarriage record for Albert Varenbrink & Mathilda Grunwald, civil registry of marriages, Nijmegen, 1896-03-27, record 38
  3. Gemeente Nijmegen Burgerlijke Stand NijmegenNijmegenBirth record for Elise Henriette Mathilde Varenbrink, civil registry of births, Nijmegen, 1896-06-26, record 607
  4. Gemeente Nijmegen Burgerlijke Stand NijmegenNijmegenBirth record for Bernard Gerhard Varenbrink, civil registry of births, Nijmegen, 1898-01-10, record 25
  5. Gemeente Nijmegen Bevolkingsregister NijmegenNijmegenPopulation registry, Nijmegen, 1900-1910, wijk C, part 10, sheet 148