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Horst, Limburg

Horst
Hôrs
Dorp
Coordinates:
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Municipality Horst aan de Maas
Population (2007) 12.060

Horst is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg. It is located in the municipality of Horst aan de Maas. Although the municipality is named after the village, Horst itself is not called "aan de Maas", because it does not lie on the River Meuse (in Dutch called Maas).

Towns, and the number of inhabitants on 01.01.2007

Horst was a separate municipality until 2001, when it merged with Broekhuizen and Grubbenvorst to form the new municipality Horst aan de Maas. The municipality has since then the towns Grubbenvorst, Lottum, Broekhuizen and Broekhuizenvorst on it.[1]

Transportation

Railway station: Horst-Sevenum

This can be reached by buses 60 and 69 [1]

References

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

External links

  • , 1865-1870, "Horst"Gemeente Atlas van NederlandJ. Kuyper, . Map of the former municipality, around 1868.

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