Hulsberg

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Hulsberg
Hölsberg
Coordinates: 50°53′18″N 5°51′19″E / 50.88833°N 5.85528°E / 50.88833; 5.85528Coordinates: 50°53′18″N 5°51′19″E / 50.88833°N 5.85528°E / 50.88833; 5.85528
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Nuth
Population (2005) 4,300
Church of Hulsberg
Monastery
Mergellandroute sign in Hulsberg

Hulsberg (50°53′N 5°51′E / 50.883°N 5.850°E / 50.883; 5.850) (Limburgish: Hölsberg) is a village in the southeastern Netherlands. It is located in the municipality of Nuth, Limburg, about 15 km eastf Maastricht.

In 2001, Hulsberg had 3,337 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.7 km², and contained 1,295 residences.[1] The district of Hulsberg, which includes some of the surrounding countryside, has around 4,300 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2005).

Until 1982, Hulsberg was a municipality of its own. After the re-arrangement of the municipalities in the Netherlands, Hulsberg and Schimmert were merged with the municipality of Nuth.

Hulsberg is popular stay-over place for Dutch. Its accommodations include two campings, and several hotels and motels). Hulsberg is only 3 kilometres from Valkenburg aan de Geul with several tourist attractions.

Hulsberg is the namesake of a radio mast, Zendmast Hulsberg, which is located in the territory of Valkenburg aan de Geul.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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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