Skyline of Simpelveld
Location in Limburg
|• Body||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Richard de Boer (VVD)|
|• Total||16.02 km2 (6.19 sq mi)|
|• Land||16.02 km2 (6.19 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.00 km2 (0.00 sq mi)|
|Elevation||138 m (453 ft)|
|Population (May 2014)|
|• Density||679/km2 (1,760/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
The population centre simpelveld has 28 national monuments, amongst which the Oude Molen and the Saint Remigius Church. Simpelveld has a heritage railway station and is the homebase of the South Limburg Railway Compagny. On one weekend in October there is a Day out with Thomas from the children's television series Thomas and Friends.
Simpelveld is part of The Netherlands and therefore the official language is Dutch. A lot of people also speak Simpelvelds, a regional language that depending of the definition belongs to Ripuarian or Limburgish. It is also referred to as Southeast Limburgish.
- "Burgemeester mr. R. (Richard) de Boer" [Mayor mr. R. (Richard) de Boer] (in Dutch). Gemeente Simpelveld. Retrieved 28 November 2013.
- "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Postcodetool for 6369AH". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 28 November 2013.
- "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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