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Flag of Ottersum
Coat of arms of Ottersum
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 51°42′14″N 5°59′3″E / 51.70389°N 5.98417°E / 51.70389; 5.98417Coordinates: 51°42′14″N 5°59′3″E / 51.70389°N 5.98417°E / 51.70389; 5.98417
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Gennep
Population (1 January 2008) 2,472

Ottersum is a town in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is a part of the municipality of Gennep, and lies about 17 km southeast of Nijmegen.

Ottersum was a separate municipality until 1973, when it was merged with Gennep.[1]

In 2001, Ottersum had 1568 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.33 km², and contained 596 residences.[2]


  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.
  2. ^ Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001 [1]. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.

External links[edit]

Ottersum, former town hall
Ottersum, church: de Johannes de Doperkerk