Tilburg is a city in the Netherlands, in the southern province of North Brabant. With a population of 214,157 (April 30, 2017)
Tilburg University is located in Tilburg, as are Avans University of Applied Sciences and Fontys University of Applied Sciences.
The economy was concentrated on wool industry for centuries, however, since the 1960s, Tilburg has made more progress in having different kinds of industries. The town’s main industries are now food processing, printing, and the manufacture of paper, chemicals, and metals.