|• Total||18.59 km2 (7.18 sq mi)|
|Elevation||30 m (100 ft)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Vlodrop (Limburgish: Vlórp, pronounced [ˈvlʊʀ(ə)p]) is a village in the south-eastern part of The Netherlands in the municipality of Roerdalen. The village is situated near the German border, about 8 km southeast of Roermond.
The Catholic St Martinus Church is a three aisled basilica-like church built between 1929 and 1930. It was severely damaged in 1945. The church was restored between 1946 and 1947, and the tower was rebuilt in 1954.
Castle Steenhuis is a manor house surrounded by a moat built in 1664 as a replacement of the medieval castle.
In 1990, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of the Transcendental Meditation program, moved his headquarters to the grounds of the former monastery, Kolleg St. Ludwig and it became the home of Maharishi European Research University.
The world-famous roller coaster manufacturer Vekoma is based in Vlodrop.
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