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Coordinates: 51°25′N 05°24′E / 51.417, 5.4Coordinates: 51°25′N 05°24′E / 51.417, 5.4
Country Netherlands
Province North Brabant
 • Total 31.92 km2 (12.32 sq mi)
 • Land 31.72 km2 (12.25 sq mi)
 • Water 0.20 km2 (0.08 sq mi)
Population (30 December 2009)
 • Total 43,007
 • Density 1,356/km2 (3,510/sq mi)
  Source: CBS, Statline.
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Veldhoven (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈvɛɫt.ˌɦoː.və(n)]  ( listen)) is a municipality and a town on the Gender stream in the southern Netherlands, located just south-west of Eindhoven.

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The modern town of Veldhoven is an agglomeration of formerly rural villages that in the twentieth century grew together to form one large suburban area catering to Eindhoven commuter needs. The villages are Veldhoven proper to the southwest, Meerveldhoven to the southeast, Oerle to the east and Zeelst to the northeast. A new city center was constructed between Zeelst and Veldhoven.


Veldhoven is home to the headquarters of the manufacturer of high-tech (semiconductor) lithography equipment ASML. ASML occupies the highest building (83 meters) in Veldhoven. The municipality features a large industrial and office area along the Gender, which also includes the second-largest hospital in the Eindhoven urban region, Máxima Medisch Centrum.


Eindhoven Airport is located nearby Veldhoven on the border with Eindhoven in subdivision Meerhoven.

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