Location of Boschstraatkwartier in Maastricht
|• Total||38 ha (94 acres)|
|• Density||4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)|
The neighbourhood got its name after the old Boschpoort (English: Den Bosch Gate), one of the seven former city gates of Maastricht. The Boschpoort gate and the outlying defense works were demolished in the 1860s when Maastricht ceased to be a fortress town.
Sappi paper mill seen from the opposite side of the river