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Location of Rijckholt
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg (Netherlands)
Municipality Eijsden-Margraten
Population (1 January 2011) 1,023
Major roads A2

Rijckholt (Limburgish: Riêkelt) is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is located in the municipality of Eijsden-Margraten.

Rijckholt was a separate municipality until 1943, when it was merged with Gronsveld.[1]


  • Rijckholt castle[2]
  • Prehistoric flint mines[3]
Marl wall in Savelsbos forest
Entrance prehistoric flintstone mine in Savelsbos forest
Rijckholt castle


  1. ^ van der Meer, Ad; Boonstra, Onno (2006). "Repertorium van Nederlandse gemeenten". KNAW. Archived from the original on February 20, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Rijckholt castle on a postcard from 1957". Picturesfrom.nl. Retrieved 2014-06-15. 
  3. ^ "Rijckholt prehistoric flint mines on". Flintsource.net. Retrieved 2014-06-15. 

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Coordinates: 50°47′55″N 5°43′55″E / 50.79861°N 5.73194°E / 50.79861; 5.73194