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Municipalities of Limburg (Netherlands)

This article gives a list of current and former municipalities of the Dutch province of Limburg.

Position of Limburg within the Netherlands.

Current municipalities

Municipality /
Coat of arms Main town Location COROP Inhabitants Area
(km²)
Population centres Image
Beek Beek South Limburg 16,710 21.00 Timber framed houses in Spaubeek
Beesel Reuver Middle Limburg 13,852 29.21 Kasteel Nieuwenbroek in Beesel
Bergen Bergen North Limburg 13,432 109.42 Church in the town of Afferden
Brunssum Brunssum South Limburg 29,494 17.29 The Brunssumerheide
Echt-Susteren Echt Middle Limburg 32,333 104.60 Landricuskerk in Echt
Eijsden-Margraten Margraten South Limburg 24,839 78.46 Eijsden Castle
Gennep Gennep North Limburg 17,104 50.40 Gennep city hall
Gulpen-Wittem Gulpen South Limburg 11,419 20.76 Timber-framed house in Elzet
Heerlen Heerlen South Limburg 90,125 45.50 Centre of Heerlen
Horst aan de Maas Horst North Limburg 41,786 122.55 Church of St. Lambertus
Kerkrade Kerkrade South Limburg 47,421 22.17 Rolduc Abbey
Landgraaf Landgraaf South Limburg 38,600 24.69 Megaland, area of the annual Pinkpop festival
Leudal Heythuysen Middle Limburg 36,787 164.86 The Friedesse mill in Neer
Maasgouw Heel & Maasbracht Middle Limburg 24,318 45.81 Abbey in Thorn
Maastricht Maastricht South Limburg 117,548 60.06 View of Maastricht from St.-Janskerk
Meerssen Meerssen South Limburg 19,567 27.71 Basilica of Meerssen
Mook en Middelaar Mook North Limburg 8,069 18.84 The town of Mook
Nederweert Nederweert North Limburg 16,619 101.79 The Weerterbos
Nuth Nuth South Limburg 15,681 33.17 Church of the village Schimmert
Onderbanken Schinveld South Limburg 8,082 21.24 Church of the village Jabeek
Peel en Maas Panningen North Limburg 43,020 161.3 Church of the village Panningen
Roerdalen Sint Odiliënberg Middle Limburg 21,298 88.65 View on Sint Odiliënberg
Roermond Roermond Middle Limburg 55,176 71.19 View on Roermond
Schinnen Schinnen South Limburg 13,504 24.13 The village of Sweikhuizen
Simpelveld Simpelveld South Limburg 10,995 16.03 The church of Simpelveld
Sittard-Geleen Geleen South Limburg 96,275 80.62 Sittard Main Square
Stein Stein South Limburg 25,660 22.78 Castle of Stein
Vaals Vaals South Limburg 9,874 23.90 Winter view over Vaals
Valkenburg aan de Geul Valkenburg South Limburg 17,097 36.91 Valkenburg city centre
Venlo Venlo North Limburg 100,328 128.44 Venlo city hall
Venray Venray North Limburg 42,785 146.36 Shopping street in Venray
Voerendaal Voerendaal South Limburg 12,711 31.55 Haeren castle
Weert Weert North Limburg 48,405 105.44 Martinus church in Weert

Former municipalities

Municipality
Coat of arms Main town Location Population centres Image
Arcen en Velden Arcen Merged into municipality Venlo on 1 January 2010. Municipality building of Arcen and Velden
Eijsden Eijsden Merged into municipality Eijsden-Margraten on 1 January 2011. Eijsden Castle
Helden Panningen Merged into the new municipality Peel en Maas on 1 January 2010. Church in Panningen
Kessel Kessel Merged into the new municipality Peel en Maas on 1 January 2010. View on Kessel
Linne Linne Merged into the municipality Maasbracht, now itself part of Maasgouw, in 1991. Martinus Church in Linne
Maasbracht Maasbracht Merged into the new municipality Maasgouw on 1 January 2007. Church of Maasbracht
Margraten Margraten Merged into the new municipality Eijsden-Margraten on 1 January 2011. Square in Margraten
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