Tilburg

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Tilburg (About this sound pronunciation ) is a landlocked municipality and a city in the Netherlands, located in the southern province of Noord-Brabant. Tilburg municipality also includes the villages of Berkel-Enschot and Udenhout.

Tilburg University is located in Tilburg, and so are Fontys University of Applied Sciences and Avans University of Applied Sciences. Tilburg has nearly 30.000 students at one of these universities.

A 10 day-long funfair[1], the largest of the Benelux, is held in July each year. The Monday of fair week is called "Roze Maandag" (Pink Monday), and is gay-oriented, though also enjoyed by many heterosexuals.

There are three railway stations within the municipality: Tilburg, Tilburg Universiteit and Tilburg Reeshof. The tallest building in Tilburg is the Westpoint tower.

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