Molenhoek is a village located in south-eastern Netherlands partially in the municipality of Mook en Middelaar in the province of Limburg and partially in the municipality of Heumen in the province of Gelderland. It is also the northernmost town of Limburg and thus its nickname is "De Poort van Limburg" (The Gate of Limburg).

Molenhoek
Village
Church in Molenhoek
Church in Molenhoek
Molenhoek is located in Gelderland
Molenhoek
Molenhoek
Location in the province of Gelderland in the Netherlands
Molenhoek is located in Limburg, Netherlands
Molenhoek
Molenhoek
Molenhoek (Limburg, Netherlands)
Molenhoek is located in Netherlands
Molenhoek
Molenhoek
Molenhoek (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 51°45′58″N 5°52′26″E / 51.76611°N 5.87389°E / 51.76611; 5.87389
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceLimburg/Gelderland
MunicipalityMook en Middelaar/Heumen
Area
 • Total3.66 km2 (1.41 sq mi)
Elevation12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total3,930
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
6582 & 6584[1]
Dialing code024

Molenhoek lies on the Maas river (which originates in France as the Meuse (river)); the Maas-Waal Canal connects the Maas at Molenhoek to the Waal near Nijmegen.

In the Gelderland part of the village the former Bergzigt (later De Raaf) brewery is located.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 13 April 2022. Two municipalities
  2. ^ "Postcodetool for 6584AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 April 2022.