Horst, Limburg

Horst is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is located in the municipality of Horst aan de Maas. Although the municipality is named after the village, Horst itself is not called "aan de Maas", because it does not lie on the River Meuse (in Dutch called Maas).


Coordinates: 51°27′5″N 6°3′13″E / 51.45139°N 6.05361°E / 51.45139; 6.05361
MunicipalityHorst aan de Maas
 • Total18.59 km2 (7.18 sq mi)

Towns, and the number of inhabitants on 01.01.2016Edit

(Updated from the 2016 Horst aan de Maas official website infographics data)

Horst was a separate municipality until it merged with Broekhuizen and Grubbenvorst to form the new municipality Horst aan de Maas in 2007. Later the municipality had the villages of; Grubbenvorst, Lottum, Broekhuizen and Broekhuizenvorst added to it.[clarification needed][1]


Railway station: Horst-Sevenum

This can be reached by buses 60 and 69 [1]

Horst is adjacent to the A73 motorway which runs north-south. A few kilometres away the A73 intersects with the A67, which runs east-west.

Germany is about 15 kilometres east of Horst. Dusseldorf Weeze international airport is about 40 minutes by car.


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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Coordinates: 51°27′05″N 6°03′13″E / 51.45139°N 6.05361°E / 51.45139; 6.05361