Houthem, Netherlands

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Houthem
Sint-Gerlachuskerk
Sint-Gerlachuskerk
Location of Houthem
Coordinates: 50°52′N 5°48′E / 50.867°N 5.800°E / 50.867; 5.800Coordinates: 50°52′N 5°48′E / 50.867°N 5.800°E / 50.867; 5.800
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceLimburg
MunicipalityValkenburg aan de Geul
Population
 (1 January 2006)
1,560
Dialing Code043
Major roadsA79
Church and castle in Houthem

Houthem is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul, and lies about 8 km east of Maastricht.

Houthem was a separate municipality until 1940, when it was merged with Valkenburg.[1]

In 2001, Houthem had 1026 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.38 km², and contained 401 residences.[2]

References

  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-03-19. Retrieved 2007-01-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.

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