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Bergen op Zoom

Bergen op Zoom (population: 65,794) is a town in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant. The municipality covers an area of 103.00 km² (of which 2.00 km² water).

The municipality of Bergen op Zoom also includes the following towns, villages and townships: Halsteren, Heimolen, Kladde, Klutsdorp, Lepelstraat.

The Markiezenhof palace, built in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, houses a cultural center and museum with a picturesque courtyard, paintings, period rooms, and temporary exhibitions.

GE Plastics operates a major manufacturing facility at its European headquarters in Bergen op Zoom.

Bergen op Zoom historically has been a place of residence for circus/funfair (kermis) performers and families.

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