Landgraaf

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For the comital title rendered in Dutch as Landgraaf, see Landgrave.
Landgraaf
Lankgraaf
Municipality
Watermill at Strijthagen castle
Watermill at Strijthagen castle
Flag of Landgraaf
Flag
Coat of arms of Landgraaf
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Landgraaf in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 50°54′N 6°1′E / 50.900°N 6.017°E / 50.900; 6.017Coordinates: 50°54′N 6°1′E / 50.900°N 6.017°E / 50.900; 6.017
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Raymond Vlecken (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 24.66 km2 (9.52 sq mi)
 • Land 24.58 km2 (9.49 sq mi)
 • Water 0.08 km2 (0.03 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 161 m (528 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 37,530
 • Density 1,527/km2 (3,950/sq mi)
Demonym Landgravenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6370–6374
Area code 045
Website www.landgraaf.nl

Landgraaf (About this sound pronunciation ) (Limburgish: Lankgraaf) is a municipality in southeastern Limburg, Netherlands.

Population centres[edit]

Special information[edit]

A pop music festival called Pinkpop is held annually on the Pentecost weekend in Schaesberg, a town in Landgraaf.

Landgraaf is also home to the largest indoor ski piste in Europe, called Snow World.[5]

Notable natives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burgemeester en wethouders" [Mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Landgraaf. Retrieved 31 October 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 6371LA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Snow World

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