Arnhem is a city and municipality, located in the eastern part of the Netherlands. It's the capital of the Gelderland province and situated on both banks of the rivers Sint-Jansbeek and Nederrijn, which was the source of the development of the city. In 2014 Arnhem had a population of 151,360 and is one of the bigger cities of Netherlands. The municipality is part of the Arnhem-Nijmegen city region, which has a total of 736,500 inhabitants. Arnhem is home to Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen, Netherlands Open Air Museum, ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, National Sports Centre Papendal and Royal Burgers' Zoo.
The municipality of Arnhem consists of Arnhem city and the following former villages and surrounding suburbs: Elden, Schaarsbergen, and Netherlands (former village, now surrounded by other Arnhem neighbourhoods).
Arnhem has the same oceanic climate like most of the Netherlands, but its location on the foothills of Veluwe, the biggest forest in the Netherlands, contributes to higher precipitation values.
Arnhem is also unique in the country with its trolleybus system.