Nuth

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Nuth
Nut
Municipality
Old farmhouse in Arensgenhout
Old farmhouse in Arensgenhout
Flag of Nuth
Flag
Coat of arms of Nuth
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Nuth in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 50°55′N 5°53′E / 50.917°N 5.883°E / 50.917; 5.883Coordinates: 50°55′N 5°53′E / 50.917°N 5.883°E / 50.917; 5.883
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Désirée Schmalschläger (GroenLinks)
Area[2]
 • Total 33.13 km2 (12.79 sq mi)
 • Land 33.09 km2 (12.78 sq mi)
 • Water 0.04 km2 (0.02 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 86 m (282 ft)
Population (January 2014)[4]
 • Total 15,577
 • Density 471/km2 (1,220/sq mi)
Demonym Nutter
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6333, 6336, 6360–6363
Area code 045
Website www.nuth.nl

Nuth (About this sound pronunciation ) (Limburgish: Nut) is a municipality and a village in the province of Limburg, situated in the southern Netherlands.

The village of Nuth has 5,548 inhabitants, and is with that the largest village of the municipality. The town hall of the municipality Nuth is also situated in the village Nuth. The other villages in the municipality are Hulsberg with 4,300 inhabitants, Schimmert with 3,339, Wijnandsrade with 1,812 and Vaesrade with 1,027 inhabitants (data: 1-1-2005). The other population centres belong to one of the following villages.

Population centres[edit]

Aalbeek, Arensgenhout, Grijzegrubben, Helle, Hellebroek, Hulsberg, Laar, Schimmert, Swier, Terstraten, Vaesrade, Wijnandsrade.

Topography[edit]

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Dutch Topographic map of the municipality of Nuth, 2013.

Transportation[edit]

  • Railway station: Nuth
  • Exit 5 of the A76 Motorway

Some facts about Nuth[edit]

  • The patron Saint of Nuth is St. Bavo, after which the parish is named.
  • The municipality expands all the way from Hoensbroek to Meerssen.
  • From 2004 Nuth boasted a one Michelin star restaurant, In de'n Dillegaard, and Nuth made the international press when the restaurant owner returned the coveted star in 2009 over concerns of being too elitist.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Collegeleden" [Members of the board] (in Dutch). Gemeente Nuth. Retrieved 16 November 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 6361BZ". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 16 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 10 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Dutch restaurant gives Michelin star back

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