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Beesel (About this soundpronunciation ) (Limburgish: Bezel) is a municipality and a town in the province of Limburg in the southeastern Netherlands.

Beesel

Bezel
Wind mill in Beesel
Wind mill in Beesel
Flag of Beesel
Flag
Coat of arms of Beesel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Beesel in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°17′N 6°2′E / 51.283°N 6.033°E / 51.283; 6.033Coordinates: 51°17′N 6°2′E / 51.283°N 6.033°E / 51.283; 6.033
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceLimburg
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorPetra Dassen-Housen (CDA)
Area
 • Total29.15 km2 (11.25 sq mi)
 • Land28.14 km2 (10.86 sq mi)
 • Water1.01 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Elevation25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[4]
 • Total13,379
 • Density475/km2 (1,230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5953–5954
Area code077
Websitewww.beesel.nl

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Population centresEdit

TopographyEdit

 

Topographic map of the municipality of Beesel, June 2015.

The town of BeeselEdit

The town of Beesel lies about 10 km north of Roermond. Although the municipality is named after this village, it is not the largest town in the municipality, and neither is the municipal hall located in Beesel.

In 2001, Beesel had 1725 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.53 km², and contained 706 residences.[5]

TransportationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Burgemeester Dassen-Housen" [Mayor Dassen-Housen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Beesel. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 5953AL". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  5. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-03-19. Retrieved 2007-01-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link). Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.

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