Heel, Netherlands

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(Dutch) Heel
(Limburgish) Hael
St. Stephanus church
St. Stephanus church
Flag of (Dutch) Heel  (Limburgish) Hael
Location of (Dutch) Heel  (Limburgish) Hael
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Limburg (Netherlands) Flag.png Limburg
Municipality Maasgouw vlag.svg Maasgouw
Population (1 January 2015)
 • Total 4,474
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Heel (About this sound pronunciation ) is a town in the southeastern Netherlands. It has been a part of the municipality of Maasgouw since January 1, 2007. Before, it was a separate municipality covering Heel, Panheel, Beegden and Wessem. Before 1991, the official name of the municipality was Heel en Panheel. In pre-Roman times, this was the location of the Gallic town of Catualium.[1]

The town is located near the E25 motorway and the river Meuse.

Major cities in the surrounding areas are;

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Living in Heel[edit]

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  1. ^ Willems, W.J.H. (1994). "Die villa rustica von Voerendaal (NL) und die ländliche Besiedlung". S.K. Palägy (ed.),Forschungen und Ergebnisse. Internationale Tagung über römische Villen. 3 (May): 116–23. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 

Coordinates: 51°10′N 5°53′E / 51.167°N 5.883°E / 51.167; 5.883