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America (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑˈmeːrikaː]) is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg, originated in the late 19th century. It is a part of the municipality of Horst aan de Maas, and lies about 16 km northwest of Venlo. In 2001, the town of America had 991 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.21 km², and had 397 residences.[1] Including the surrounding countryside, America had 2190 inhabitants as of 2006.[2]

America
Dorp
Coordinates: 51°26′16″N 5°58′44″E / 51.43778°N 5.97889°E / 51.43778; 5.97889
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceLimburg
MunicipalityHorst aan de Maas
Area
 • Total24.87 km2 (9.60 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
2,130
America, church: de Rooms-Katholieke parochiekerk Sint Jozef

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  1. ^ cbs.nl Archived March 19, 2006, at the Wayback Machine, Statistics Netherlands, Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. Statistics of the continuous built-up area.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands, 2007. Figures are for the year 2006. Statistics are available in Google Earth format.

Coordinates: 51°26′12″N 5°58′45″E / 51.43667°N 5.97917°E / 51.43667; 5.97917