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Landgraaf

For the comital title rendered in Dutch as Landgraaf, see Landgrave.
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Landgraaf
Lankgraaf
Municipality
Watermill at Strijthagen castle
Watermill at Strijthagen castle
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Location in Limburg
Location in Limburg

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Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
Government[1]
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Raymond Vlecken (CDA)
Area[2]
 • Total 24.66 km2 (9.52 sq mi)
 • Land 24.58 km2 (9.49 sq mi)
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Elevation[3] 161 m (528 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 37,468
 • Density 1,524/km2 (3,950/sq mi)
Demonym Landgravenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6370–6374
Area code 045
Website www.landgraaf.nl

Landgraaf (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɑntxraːf]; Limburgish: Lankgraaf) is a municipality in southeastern Limburg, Netherlands.

Population centres

Special information

A pop music festival called Pinkpop is held annually on the Pentecost weekend in Schaesberg, a town in Landgraaf.

Landgraaf is also home to the largest indoor ski piste in Europe, called Snow World.[5]

Notable natives

See also

References

  1. ^ "Burgemeester en wethouders" [Mayor and aldermen] (in Dutch). Gemeente Landgraaf. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten" [Key figures for neighbourhoods]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 2 July 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Postcodetool for 6371LA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bevolkingsontwikkeling; regio per maand" [Population growth; regions per month]. CBS Statline (in Dutch). CBS. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Snow World

External links

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