America, Limburg

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Not to be confused with Amerika (Drenthe).
Coordinates: 51°26′16″N 5°58′44″E / 51.43778°N 5.97889°E / 51.43778; 5.97889
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Horst aan de Maas
Population (2007) 2,130

America (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑˈmeːrikaː]) is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg, originated in the late 19th century. It is a part of the municipality of Horst aan de Maas, and lies about 16 km northwest of Venlo. It shares the name with the American continent.

In 2001, the town of America had 991 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.21 km², and had 397 residences.[1] Including the surrounding countryside, America had 2190 inhabitants as of 2006.[2]

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  1. ^, Statistics Netherlands, Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. Statistics of the continuous built-up area.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands, 2007. Figures are for the year 2006. Statistics are available in Google Earth format.

Coordinates: 51°26′12″N 5°58′45″E / 51.43667°N 5.97917°E / 51.43667; 5.97917