Linne

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Linne
Location of Linne
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Maasgouw
Population (1 January 2006) 3,770
Major roads A73, Maas

Coordinates: 51°9′N 5°56′E / 51.150°N 5.933°E / 51.150; 5.933

Linne, church: Martinuskerk

Linne is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Maasgouw, and lies about 6 km southwest of Roermond.

Linne was a separate municipality until 1991, when it was merged with Maasbracht.[1] In 2007 it became part of the Municipality of Maasgouw.

In 2001, Linne had 3634 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 1.09 km², and contained 1514 residences.[2]

History[edit]

In January 1945, Linne was liberated from German occupation within the scope of 'Operation Blackcock'.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.

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