Horst aan de Maas

Horst aan de Maas (pronunciation ) (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

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Coat of arms
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°27′N 6°3′E
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

Population centres

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

Topography

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

Notable people

References

  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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