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Son en Breugel

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Son en Breugel (ˈsɔn ɛm ˈbrøːɣəl) is a municipality in the southern Netherlands just outside Eindhoven. The municipality covers an area of of which is water. It had a population of in . Son en Breugel used to be two different villages: 'Son' and 'Breugel', with the stream the Dommel separating the two villages. Son en Breugel also borders the following larger municipalities: Eindhoven, Meierijstad, Nuenen, Gerwen en Nederwetten, and Best. The spoken language is North Meierijs (an East Brabantian dialect, which is very similar to colloquial Dutch). Population centres *Breugel *Son Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Son en Breugel, June 2015 History The villages of Son and Breugel were founded between the 12th and 14th centuries. The villages developed quickly; some 300 households (150 household for each village) occupied the two villages during the 15th century. According to Karel van Mander's 1604 Schilder-boeck, the painter Pieter Bruegel the El
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