Landgraaf (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɑntxraːf] (listen); Limburgish: Lankgraaf) is a municipality in southeastern Limburg, Netherlands, forming part of the Parkstad Limburg agglomeration. Snow World is the largest indoor ski piste in Europe.
Watermill at Strijthagen castle
Location in Limburg
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Raymond Vlecken (CDA)|
|• Total||24.66 km2 (9.52 sq mi)|
|• Land||24.58 km2 (9.49 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.08 km2 (0.03 sq mi)|
|Elevation||161 m (528 ft)|
|• Density||1,529/km2 (3,960/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Landgraaf, June 2015
- Johan Kremers (born 1933 in Nieuwenhagen) a Queen's Commissioner of Limburg from 1977 to 1990
- Harry Kempen (1937 in Nieuwenhagen – 2000) a cultural psychologist and academic
- Joep Lange (1954 in Nieuwenhagen – 2014) a Dutch clinical researcher in HIV therapy, International AIDS Society from 2002 to 2004
- Annemarie Mol (born 1958 in Schaesberg) a Dutch ethnographer, philosopher and academic
- Henk Blezer (born 1961 in Schaesberg) a Dutch Tibetologist, Indologist, and scholar of Buddhist studies
- Sharon Walraven (born 1970 in Schaesberg) a Dutch wheelchair tennis player, silver medallist at the 2000 Paralympics and gold medallist at the 2008 Paralympics
- Carach Angren (formed 2003 in Landgraaf) is a symphonic black metal band
- "Burgemeester en wethouders" [Mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Landgraaf. Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 31 October 2013.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 6371LA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
- "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
- Snow World Landgraaf
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