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Wind mill in Beesel
Wind mill in Beesel
Flag of Beesel
Coat of arms of Beesel
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Beesel in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°17′N 6°2′E / 51.283°N 6.033°E / 51.283; 6.033Coordinates: 51°17′N 6°2′E / 51.283°N 6.033°E / 51.283; 6.033
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Petra Dassen-Housen (CDA)
 • Total 29.15 km2 (11.25 sq mi)
 • Land 28.14 km2 (10.86 sq mi)
 • Water 1.01 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 25 m (82 ft)
Population (February 2017)[4]
 • Total 13,545
 • Density 481/km2 (1,250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 5953–5954
Area code 077

Beesel (About this sound pronunciation ) (Limburgish: Bezel) is a municipality and a town in the province of Limburg in the southeastern Netherlands.

Population centres[edit]



Topographic map of the municipality of Beesel, June 2015.

The town of Beesel[edit]

The town of Beesel lies about 10 km north of Roermond. Although the municipality is named after this village, it is not the largest town in the municipality, and neither is the municipal hall located in Beesel.

In 2001, Beesel had 1725 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.53 km², and contained 706 residences.[5]



  1. ^ "Burgemeester Dassen-Housen" [Mayor Dassen-Housen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Beesel. Retrieved 13 October 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 5953AL". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  5. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-03-19. Retrieved 2007-01-24. . Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.

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