Oud-Valkenburg

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Oud-Valkenburg
Church of Saint John the Baptist
Church of Saint John the Baptist
Coat of arms of Oud-Valkenburg
Coat of arms
Location of Oud-Valkenburg
Oud-Valkenburg is located in Netherlands
Oud-Valkenburg
Oud-Valkenburg
Coordinates: 50°51′17″N 5°51′16″E / 50.85472°N 5.85444°E / 50.85472; 5.85444Coordinates: 50°51′17″N 5°51′16″E / 50.85472°N 5.85444°E / 50.85472; 5.85444
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Valkenburg aan de Geul
Population (1 January 2005) 130
Dialling code 043
Major roads geen

Oud-Valkenburg (English: Old-Falkenburg) is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is located in the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul, and has about 130 inhabitants.

Oud-Valkenburg was a separate municipality until 1940, when it was merged with Valkenburg.[1] The municipality included the villages Sibbe and IJzeren.

Although small, Oud-Valkenburg counts several monuments, among which are two medieval castles: Genhoes and Schaloen. Noteworthy is also the Roman Catholic church of Saint John the Baptist (medieval nave; choir and baroque altar inside by Johann Joseph Couven).

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  1. ^ Ad van der Meer and Onno Boonstra, Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten, KNAW, 2006.

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