Limburg (Netherlands)

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Limburg (, ; Dutch and Limburgish: (Nederlands-)Limburg; Limbourg, ) is the southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.wikipedia
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Gelderland

GuelderlandGeldriaProvince of Gelderland
It is in the southeastern part of the country, stretched out from the north, where it touches the province of Gelderland, to the south, where it internationally borders Belgium.
With a land area of nearly 5,000 km 2, it is the largest province of the Netherlands and shares borders with six other provinces (Flevoland, Limburg, North Brabant, Overijssel, South Holland and Utrecht) and Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia).

North Brabant

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Its northern part has the North Brabant province to its west.
It borders the provinces of South Holland and Gelderland to the north, Limburg to the east, Zeeland to the west, and Belgium to the south.

Liège Province

Liègeprovince of LiègeProvince of Liege
Much of the west border runs along the River Maas, bordering the Flemish province of Limburg, and a small part of the Walloon province of Liège.
It borders (clockwise from the north) Limburg in the Netherlands, North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany, Diekirch in Luxembourg, and in Belgium the provinces of Luxembourg, Namur, Walloon Brabant (Wallonia), as well as those of Flemish Brabant and Limburg (Flanders).

Limburgish

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Limburg (, ; Dutch and Limburgish: (Nederlands-)Limburg; Limbourg, ) is the southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.
More directly it is derived from the more modern name of the Province of Limburg (1815–39) in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which has been split today into a Belgian Limburg and a Dutch Limburg.

Limburg (Belgium)

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Much of the west border runs along the River Maas, bordering the Flemish province of Limburg, and a small part of the Walloon province of Liège.
Limburg is located west of the river Meuse (Maas), upon which it borders the similarly named Dutch province Limburg.

Wallonia

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Much of the west border runs along the River Maas, bordering the Flemish province of Limburg, and a small part of the Walloon province of Liège.
Wallonia borders Flanders and the Netherlands (Limburg) in the north, France (Grand Est and Hauts-de-France) to the south and west, and Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate) and Luxembourg (Capellen, Clervaux, Esch-sur-Alzette, Redange and Wiltz) to the east.

Maastricht

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Limburg's major cities are the provincial capital Maastricht, as well as Heerlen, and Sittard-Geleen in the south, Venlo in the north and Roermond and Weert in the middle. In South Limburg, most people live in the urban agglomerations of Maastricht, Parkstad and Sittard-Geleen.
It is the capital and largest city of the province of Limburg.

Heerlen

Heerlen, NetherlandsMayor of Heerlencity of Heerlen
Limburg's major cities are the provincial capital Maastricht, as well as Heerlen, and Sittard-Geleen in the south, Venlo in the north and Roermond and Weert in the middle.
It is the third largest settlement proper in the province of Limburg.

Venlo

Venlo Police MuseumSteylthe Dutch border
Limburg's major cities are the provincial capital Maastricht, as well as Heerlen, and Sittard-Geleen in the south, Venlo in the north and Roermond and Weert in the middle.
It is situated in the province of Limburg.

Vaalserberg

Aix (now Vaalserberg, French mont de Vaals)Drielandenpuntthe border tripoint of Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium
The Vaalserberg is on the extreme south-eastern point, marking the tripoint of Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.
The Vaalserberg is located in the province of Limburg, at the south-easternmost edge of the country, near the town of Vaals (after which it is named).

Dutch language

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Limburg (, ; Dutch and Limburgish: (Nederlands-)Limburg; Limbourg, ) is the southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.
South Guelderish (Zuid-Gelders) is a dialect spoken in southern Gelderland, the northern tip of Limburg, and northeast of North Brabant (Netherlands), but also in adjacent parts of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany).

Parkstad Limburg

Parkstad
In South Limburg, most people live in the urban agglomerations of Maastricht, Parkstad and Sittard-Geleen.
Parkstad Limburg is a conurbation of eight municipalities in the southern part of the province of Limburg in the Netherlands.

South Limburg (Netherlands)

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In South Limburg, most people live in the urban agglomerations of Maastricht, Parkstad and Sittard-Geleen.
South Limburg (Dutch: Zuid-Limburg, Limburgish: Zuud-Limburg) is both a COROP (statistical) region as well as a landstreek (area) of the Netherlands located in the province of Limburg.

North Rhine-Westphalia

Nordrhein-WestfalenNRWNorthrhine-Westphalia
Its long eastern boundary is the international border with the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The emperor Otto III for instance was born in 980 in Kessel, practically on the current border between Limburg and North Rhine-Westphalia, just east from Gennep.
The state covers an area of 34,083 km2 and shares borders with Belgium (Wallonia) in the southwest and the Netherlands (Limburg, Gelderland and Overijssel) in the west and northwest.

Duchy of Jülich

JülichDuke of JülichCounty of Jülich
Also, the central and northern part of present-day Limburg belonged to different political entities, notably the Duchy of Jülich and the Duchy of Guelders.
Its territory lies in present-day Germany (part of North Rhine-Westphalia) and in the present-day Netherlands (part of the Limburg province), its population sharing the same Limburgish dialect.

Netherlands

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Limburg (, ; Dutch and Limburgish: (Nederlands-)Limburg; Limbourg, ) is the southernmost of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.
Informally in Limburg province this position is named Governor (Gouverneur).

Meuse-Inférieure

department of the Lower Meuse (Maas)Lower Meuse
The new name, as with all the names of the départements, was based on natural features, in this case Meuse-Inférieure or Neder-Maas ("Lower Meuse").
Its territory corresponded largely with the present-day provinces of Belgian and Dutch Limburg.

Roermond

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Limburg's major cities are the provincial capital Maastricht, as well as Heerlen, and Sittard-Geleen in the south, Venlo in the north and Roermond and Weert in the middle.
Roermond is situated in the middle of the province of Limburg bordered by the River Maas to the west and Germany to the east.

Flanders

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Much of the west border runs along the River Maas, bordering the Flemish province of Limburg, and a small part of the Walloon province of Liège.
The rest of the border is shared with the Netherlands (Zeelandic Flanders in Zeeland, North Brabant and Limburg) in the north and east, and with France (French Flanders in Hauts-de-France) and the North Sea in the west.

Susteren Abbey

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In 714 Susteren Abbey was founded, as far as is known the first proprietary abbey in the current Netherlands.
Susteren Abbey (Abdij van Susteren) is a former Benedictine abbey at Susteren near Roermond, in the Dutch province of Limburg, founded in the 8th century.

Gennep

The emperor Otto III for instance was born in 980 in Kessel, practically on the current border between Limburg and North Rhine-Westphalia, just east from Gennep.
It lies in the very northern part of the province of Limburg, 18 km south of Nijmegen.

Guelders

Duchy of GueldersGelreCounty of Guelders
Also, the central and northern part of present-day Limburg belonged to different political entities, notably the Duchy of Jülich and the Duchy of Guelders.
Though the present province of Gelderland (English also Guelders) in the Netherlands occupies most of the area, the former duchy also comprised parts of the present Dutch province of Limburg as well as those territories in the present-day German state of North Rhine-Westphalia that were acquired by Prussia in 1713.

Rijckholt

In Neolithic times flint was mined in underground mines, including one at Rijckholt that is open to visitors.
Rijckholt (Limburgish: Riêkelt) is a village in the Dutch province of Limburg.

Weert

Weert, Netherlands
Limburg's major cities are the provincial capital Maastricht, as well as Heerlen, and Sittard-Geleen in the south, Venlo in the north and Roermond and Weert in the middle.

Sittard-Geleen

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Limburg's major cities are the provincial capital Maastricht, as well as Heerlen, and Sittard-Geleen in the south, Venlo in the north and Roermond and Weert in the middle. In South Limburg, most people live in the urban agglomerations of Maastricht, Parkstad and Sittard-Geleen.