Sint Geertruid

Sint Geertruid (Limburgish: Se-Gietere) is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is located the municipality of Eijsden-Margraten.

Sint Geertruid
Se-Gietere
Village
Coordinates: 50°47′47″N 5°45′56″E / 50.79639°N 5.76556°E / 50.79639; 5.76556
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceLimburg (Netherlands)
MunicipalityEijsden-Margraten
Area
 • Total0.49 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
950

Sint Geertruid was a separate municipality until 1982, when it was merged with Margraten. The municipality was formed in 1828 from parts of the municipalities of Breust and Eijsden.[1]

Part of the Sint Geertruid population centre in the Eijsden-Margraten municipality are also the separately situated townships of: Bruisterbosch (80 inhabitants), Herkenrade (180), Libeek (65) and Moerslag (55).

A significant part of the "Savelsbos" hill side forest[2] is situated in the outlying area of Sint Geertruid.

Half timbered house at Libeek
Sint Geertruid-Heerkuil
Village view back in 1962

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2011.
  2. ^ NlWp article Savelsbos

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Coordinates: 50°48′N 5°46′E / 50.800°N 5.767°E / 50.800; 5.767