Horst aan de Maas

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Horst aan de Maas
Municipality
Broekhuizen town square
Broekhuizen town square
Flag of Horst aan de Maas
Flag
Coat of arms of Horst aan de Maas
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Horst aan de Maas in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°27′N 6°3′E / 51.450°N 6.050°E / 51.450; 6.050Coordinates: 51°27′N 6°3′E / 51.450°N 6.050°E / 51.450; 6.050
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Established 1 January 2001[1]
Government[2]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Kees van Rooij (CDA)
Area[3]
 • Total 191.92 km2 (74.10 sq mi)
 • Land 188.60 km2 (72.82 sq mi)
 • Water 3.32 km2 (1.28 sq mi)
Elevation[4] 24 m (79 ft)
Population (May 2014)[5]
 • Total 41,680
 • Density 221/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5864–5872, 5960–5977
Area code 0478, 077
Website www.horstaandemaas.nl

Horst aan de Maas (About this sound 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.

Population centres[edit]

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

Topography[edit]

2013-HorstaandeMaas.jpg

Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Horst aan de Maas, 2013.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  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. 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. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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