Helle, Beekdaelen

Helle, known as G'n Hèl in Limburgish, is a hamlet in the municipality of Beekdaelen in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands. It is one of the so-called Bovengehuchten, or Upper Hamlets, of Beekdaelen. It is located between the village of Schimmert and the hamlet Terstraten.

Helle
CountryFlag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
ProvinceFlag of Limburg.svg Limburg
MunicipalityBeekdaelen
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
A puddle near the Nelisweg in Helle

The name Helle probably originates from helde, or hill. This could be a reference to the many hills and hollow ways near the hamlet.

South of Helle flows the stream Platsbeek through a varied landscape of forest, grassland and puddles.

ReferencesEdit

  • Hoven, Frank van den (2003) Op ontdekkingsreis door Zuid-Limburg : Reisgids en naslagwerk voor toeristen en streekbewoners (Filatop Streekreeks nr.3). ISBN 90-803027-6-7, p. 420 (in Dutch)

Coordinates: 50°54′37″N 5°51′7″E / 50.91028°N 5.85194°E / 50.91028; 5.85194