Nieuwstadt

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Nieuwstadt
Flag of Nieuwstadt
Flag
Coat of arms of Nieuwstadt
Coat of arms
Location of Nieuwstadt
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Echt-Susteren
Population (1 January 2008) 3,345
Major roads N276, N297

Coordinates: 51°2′N 5°52′E / 51.033°N 5.867°E / 51.033; 5.867

Nieuwstadt, church: Sint Johannes de Doperkerk

Nieuwstadt (Limburgish: De Nuujsjtad) is a city in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Echt-Susteren, and lies about 5 km north of Sittard.

In 2001, Nieuwstadt had 3088 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.74 km², and contained 1235 residences.[1]

Nieuwstadt received city rights in 1271. It was a separate municipality until 1982, when it was merged with Susteren.[2]

References[edit]

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

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