Wahlwiller

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Wahlwiller
Location of Wahlwiller
Coordinates: 50°48′42″N 5°56′13″E / 50.81167°N 5.93694°E / 50.81167; 5.93694
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Gulpen-Wittem
Population (1 November 2007) 360

Wahlwiller is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is located in the municipality of Gulpen-Wittem.[1] The village is located south of the Selzerbeek.

The name of the village is derived from villare, what means "belonging to a villa". In the 14th century the village is mentioned under names as Waelwilre, Wailwilre and Walwilre. The prefix "wael" indicates that the inhabitants were speaking a Walloon language.[2]

On the northern side of the village lies the Kruisberg, of Amstel Gold Race fame.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ANWB Topografische Atlas Nederland, Topografische Dienst and ANWB, 2005.
  2. ^ (in Dutch) Wahlwiller

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Coordinates: 50°48′39.09″N 5°56′19.26″E / 50.8108583°N 5.9386833°E / 50.8108583; 5.9386833