Nuth (Dutch pronunciation: [nɵt] (About this soundlisten); Limburgish: Nut) is a village and was a municipality in the province of Limburg, situated in the southern Netherlands. In January of 2019, the municipality merged with Schinnen and Onderbanken to form Beekdaelen.[5]


Old farmhouse in Arensgenhout
Old farmhouse in Arensgenhout
Flag of Nuth
Coat of arms of Nuth
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Nuth in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 50°55′N 5°53′E / 50.917°N 5.883°E / 50.917; 5.883Coordinates: 50°55′N 5°53′E / 50.917°N 5.883°E / 50.917; 5.883
 • BodyMunicipal council
 • MayorDésirée Schmalschläger (GroenLinks)
 • Total33.13 km2 (12.79 sq mi)
 • Land33.09 km2 (12.78 sq mi)
 • Water0.04 km2 (0.02 sq mi)
Elevation86 m (282 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
6333, 6336, 6360–6363
Area code045

The village of Nuth has 5,452 inhabitants, and is with that the largest village of the municipality. The town hall of the municipality Nuth was also situated in the village Nuth. The other villages in the municipality were Hulsberg with 3,980 inhabitants, Schimmert with 3,226, Wijnandsrade with 1,647 and Vaesrade with 997 inhabitants (data: 1-1-2017). The other population centres belong to one of the following villages.

Population centresEdit

Aalbeek, Arensgenhout, Grijzegrubben, Helle, Hellebroek, Hulsberg, Laar, Schimmert, Swier, Terstraten, Vaesrade, Wijnandsrade.



Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Nuth, June 2015


  • Railway station: Nuth
  • Exit 5 of the A76 Motorway

Some facts about NuthEdit

  • The patron Saint of Nuth is St. Bavo, after which the parish is named.
  • The municipality expanded all the way from Hoensbroek to Meerssen.
  • From 2004 Nuth boasted a one Michelin star restaurant, In de'n Dillegaard, and Nuth made the international press when the restaurant owner returned the coveted star in 2009 over concerns of being too elitist.[6]


  1. ^ "Collegeleden" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Nuth. Retrieved 16 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 6361BZ". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 16 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Gemeenteraad Beekdaelen beëdigd in gemeentehuis Nuth" [Town council of Beekdaelen sworn in at Nuth municipality office] (in Dutch). 1Limburg. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  6. ^ Dutch restaurant gives Michelin star back

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