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Collection: Landgraaf, Municipalities of Limburg (Netherlands), South Limburg (Netherlands)
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Watermill at Strijthagen castle
Watermill at Strijthagen castle
Flag of Landgraaf
Coat of arms of Landgraaf
Coat of arms
Highlighted position of Landgraaf in a municipal map of Limburg
Location in Limburg
Country Netherlands
Province Limburg
 • Body Municipal council
 • Mayor Raymond Vlecken (CDA)
 • Total 24.66 km2 (9.52 sq mi)
 • Land 24.58 km2 (9.49 sq mi)
 • Water 0.08 km2 (0.03 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 161 m (528 ft)
Population (May 2014)[4]
 • Total 37,468
 • Density 1,524/km2 (3,950/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Landgravenaar
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postcode 6370–6374
Area code 045
Website .nl.landgraafwww

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


  • Population centres 1
    • Topography 1.1
  • Special information 2
  • Notable natives 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Population centres


Dutch topographic map of the municipality of Landgraaf, June 2015

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


  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).  
  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).  
  5. ^ Snow World

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
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