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is a municipality
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in the southern Netherlands
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, in the province of North Brabant. Schijndel is located approximately fourteen kilometers southeast of 's-Hertogenbosch
. Schijndel was founded on the 6th of December in the year 1309. Also see page :nl:Schijndel
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The population of the town Schijndel in 2005 was 23,005. This figure has remained virtually unchanged since the 1990s. Although officially marked as a village the town has a population that is large enough to be considered a city, but since city charters
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are no longer being given to municipalities in Holland Schijndel remains a village.