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Horst aan de Maas (About this soundpronunciation ) (Limburgish: Haos aan de Maos) is a municipality in the southeastern Netherlands, in the province of Limburg. In 2010 the municipalities Sevenum and part of Meerlo-Wanssum joined the municipality.

Horst aan de Maas
Broekhuizen town square
Broekhuizen town square
Flag of Horst aan de Maas
Flag
Coat of arms of Horst aan de Maas
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Horst aan de Maas in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°27′N 6°3′E / 51.450°N 6.050°E / 51.450; 6.050Coordinates: 51°27′N 6°3′E / 51.450°N 6.050°E / 51.450; 6.050
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceLimburg
Established1 January 2001[1]
Government
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorIna Leppink-Schuitema (VVD)
Area
 • Total191.92 km2 (74.10 sq mi)
 • Land188.60 km2 (72.82 sq mi)
 • Water3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
Elevation24 m (79 ft)
Population
 (August 2017)[5]
 • Total42,215
 • Density224/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postcode
5864–5872, 5960–5977
Area code0478, 077
Websitewww.horstaandemaas.nl

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Population centresEdit

America, Broekhuizen, Broekhuizenvorst, Evertsoort, Griendtsveen, Grubbenvorst, Hegelsom, Horst, Kronenberg, Lottum, Meerlo, Melderslo, Meterik, Sevenum, Swolgen and Tienray.

TopographyEdit

 

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Horst aan de Maas, June 2015.

Notable peopleEdit

 
Huub van Doorne, 1965
 
Heideroosjes, 2008

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gemeentelijke indeling op 1 januari 2001" [Municipal divisions on 1 January 2001]. cbs.nl (in Dutch). CBS. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Burgemeester Kees van Rooij" [Mayor Kees van Rooij] (in Dutch). Gemeente Horst aan de Maas. Archived from the original on 6 June 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Postcodetool for 5961ES". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 27 October 2017. Retrieved 27 October 2017.
  6. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 16 August 2019
  7. ^ IMDb Database retrieved 16 August 2019

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