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  Limburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Limburg (Netherlands), in the south of the Netherlands.
Limburg (Belgium), in the Flanders region of Belgium.
Since Limburg is located in Flanders and the Netherlands, the official language in Limburg is Dutch, but Limburgish language, which has many divergent dialects, is spoken almost throughout the region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Limburg   (352 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Limburg, province, Netherlands (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Founded in the 11th cent., the duchy was divided in the Peace of Westphalia (1648) between the United Netherlands (which received Maastricht) and the Spanish Netherlands.
The duchy was united (1815) under the kingdom of the Netherlands.
Limburg prov., as established in 1815, did not correspond to the borders of the old duchy.
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 Encyclopedia: Limburg (Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
North Brabant (Dutch: Noord-Brabant) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the south of the country, bordered by Belgium in the south, the Meuse River (Maas) in the north, Limburg in the east and Zeeland in the west.
Helena Nijssen was christened in 1734 in Haelen,, Limburg, Netherlands.
Theodorus Cornelissen was christened on 18 Jun 1794 in Heel,, Limburg, Netherlands.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Limburg-(Netherlands)   (718 words)

  
 Limburg (Netherlands): Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Limburg is the southern-most of the twelve provinces (The proper sphere or extent of your activities) of the Netherlands (A constitutional monarchy in western Europe on the North Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1579; half the country lies below sea level), located in the south-east of the country.
Limburg has its own language (A systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols), called (in Dutch) Limburgs, or in English: Limburgish (additional info and facts about Limburgish).
While the provincial council is elected by the inhabitants, the Queen's Commissioner (Governor) is appointed by the Queen and the cabinet of the Netherlands.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/limburg_(netherlands)1.htm   (947 words)

  
 Limburg, Netherlands
The former County (and later Duchy) of Limburg, to the east of the Maas, was declared by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to be a province of the kingdom of the United Netherlands, which included the northern provinces of the Netherlands, Belgium and the old diocese of Liège.
Limburg remained a duchy until 1903, and this is perhaps why the Queen's Commissioner for Limburg is still called Governor and the arms of Limburg province incorporate those of the duchies of Gelderland and Limburg.
Apart from the towns Limburg is still largely an agricultural province, though since the end of the 19th century industry has come to play a predominant role in the economy.
www.planetware.com /netherlands/limburg-nl-lb-lb.htm   (250 words)

  
 Netherlands. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The archbishop of Utrecht is the Roman Catholic primate of the Netherlands.
The Netherlands reached the peak of political power when, by forming (1668) the Triple Alliance with Sweden and England, it forced Louis XIV of France to halt the War of Devolution against Spain.
At the Congress of Vienna (1814–15) the former United Provinces and the former Austrian Netherlands were united under King William I, son of William V of Orange.
www.bartleby.com /65/ne/Nethrlds.html   (2868 words)

  
 Pictures of Limburg - the Netherlands
The southern part of Limburg looks a bit over the border (and everything from far away is better).
This is a country-seat in the middle of Limburg, Kaldenbroek.
The highest hill of the Netherlands, 321 meter, lies at the corner with Belgium and Germany.
www.bamjam.net /Nederland/Limburg.html   (467 words)

  
 Articles - Limburg (Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Limburg got its name from the fortified castle known as Limbourg, situated on the small river Vesdre in the Ardennes, nowadays in the Belgian province of Liège.
Limburg was also the scene of many a bloody battle during the Eighty Years' War (1568–1648), in which the Netherlands threw off Spanish rule.
In 1814–1815, with the formation of the new Kingdom of the Netherlands, one of the new provinces was to receive the name Maastricht, after its capital.
www.foreverc.com /articles/Limburg_(Netherlands)   (1254 words)

  
 LIMBURG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Limburg is the name of two different adjoining provinces, one in the Netherlands (Limburg) and one in Flanders, one of three regions of Belgium (Limburg).
Historically, Limburg was also a county south of current Dutch-Limburg, partly overlapping with its southern municipalities, en partly in what is now the 'Pays d'Herve'.
Since Limburg is located in Flanders and The Netherlands, the official language in Limburg is Dutch, but Limburgish language, which knows a series of dialects, is spoken throughout the region.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/li/Limburg.htm   (170 words)

  
 Limburg --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The name Limburg was finally applied when the rival houses of Limburg (heirs of the first count, Walram of Arlon) and Louvain made peace in 1155.
It is bounded by The Netherlands on the north and east, where the Meuse River marks the frontier.
It is bounded on the northwest by Noord-Brabant provincie, on the north by Gelderland provincie, on the east by Germany, and on the south and southwest by the Belgian provinces of Limburg and Liège.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9048287   (713 words)

  
 Language in the Netherlands
Limburgish is spoken in the two provinces of Limburg (Netherlands and Belgium), and in a few border villages in a small neighbouring part of Germany (the Selfkant area).
The dialects in the north of Dutch Limburg are not considered Limburgish.
Research has shown that approximately 75% of the inhabitants of the Dutch province of Limburg are able to speak the language.
taal.phileon.nl /eng/limburgish.php   (811 words)

  
 Search: Limburg - FOX News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Limburg is the name of two adjoining provinces under the jurisdiction of two separate nations: History...
Limburg then belonged to the Elector of Trier, but the north-eastern part of the...
Limburg within the context of the project De Maaswerken'.
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 Limburg Province (The Netherlands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
For no province of the Realm (and as such Limburg is to be constitutionally considered) is allowed, as part of the Realm, to have another flag than the National flag of the Netherlands...
In 1830 Limburg, except for Maastricht, is assigned to Belgium.
Both Limburgs are united and boast the same flag, approved by the Belgian government.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/nl-li.html   (969 words)

  
 Maastricht - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Romans later built a bridge and a large road to connect the capitals of the Nervians and Tungri, Bavay and Tongeren, with the capital of the Ubians, Cologne.
Maastricht was was neither Dutch nor Belgian between 1830 and 1839.In 1839 the Treaty of London was imposed on the Belgians and the city and the eastern part of Limburg, despite being geographically and culturally closer to Belgium, were permanently added to the Netherlands.
Even now, the people of Maastricht (and the rest of Limburg) hold on to their language and culture and hope to be re-united with Limburgian areas in Germany and Belgium.
www.maastricht.info   (1580 words)

  
 firma regions
Key issues for water management in the Netherlands include the integration of the water system’s functions for ecology and society, their sustainable development, a river basin approach, and increasing the natural ‘resilience’ of the water systems.
For water management in Limburg in general several interrelated issues can be specified under the general policy for natural and resilient water systems.
The Netherlands made plans, but they were never executed, probably related to the finishing of the Deltawerken project.
cfpm.org /firma/regions/regLimburg.htm   (1383 words)

  
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Catholicism was introduced in the southern parts of the Netherlands in the 4th century.
It was however only after the convertion of the Frisians, in 695, that the first Dutch diocese of Utrecht - which became an Archdiocese in 1559 - was erected.
It was suppressed in 1801, but after the creation of the Duchy of Limburg it was restored in 1840 as the Apostolic Vicariate Limburg.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/Rotunda/2209/Catholic_Netherlands.html   (270 words)

  
 Maastricht - Wikitravel
Maastricht is a city in the Dutch province of Limburg.
It is the most southern city of the Netherlands because of its geography.
Maastricht is known for its yearly "Carnival," a tradition celebrated in many towns in the south of the Netherlands.
www.wikitravel.org /en/Maastricht   (727 words)

  
 Maastricht hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Limburg, by All-Hotels(tm)
Sibemaweg 10, Maastricht, Netherlands, 6227 AH This is a good standard hotel with gardens, swimming-pool and terrace for the summer months.
Stationsstraat 2, Maastricht, Netherlands, 6221 BP This hotel is ideal for both groups and fits due to its excellent location.(090804NN).
Maastricht, Netherlands, 6221 EW Crowne Plaza Maastricht is uniquely situated on the border of the River Meuse, 200 meters away from the old historic city-centre.
www.all-hotels.com /europe/netherlands/limburg/maastricht_e1.htm   (423 words)

  
 Limburg Travel: Deals and travel information for Limburg, Netherlands
Situated at the Netherlands' highest point (323 metres above sea level), the Drielandenpunt Labyrinth is at the exact place where the borders of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands cross.
Valkenburg aan de Geul and the surrounding region is the oldest tourist centre in the Netherlands.
The area is dotted with numerous caves carved out of the local yellow marlstone and is renowned for its beautiful, undulating landscape and curative thermal spas.
www.lastminute.com /site/find/World/Europe/Netherlands/Limburg/Limburg--travel.html   (472 words)

  
 Holidays in Limburg - Dutch Limburg - Travelling to Limburg - Vacation in Limburg - www.reiswijs.co.uk
The park is 4,200 ha and encompasses woods, moors, fens and raised bog in which a large variety of amphibians and reptiles are to be found.
Limburg, bekend om zijn witte goud (asperges), kent vrij veel traditionele gerechten.
Het grondgebied van het huidige Limburg was vanaf de vroege Middeleeuwen meestal verdeeld tussen de hertogdommen van Brabant, Gelre, Gulik en de prinsbisschoppen van Keulen en Luik.
www.reiswijs.co.uk /destinations/europe/netherlands/limburg/limburg.html   (1434 words)

  
 Limburg, Netherlands Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
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 Home for rent Limburg. Private holiday home - Limburg Home for rent
All Countries / Netherlands, The / Limburg / Simpelveld.
is peaceful and rustic situated in the Limburg hilly landscape, central in the triangular Maastr
is peaceful and rustic situated in the Limburg hilly landscape, central in the triangular Maastricht - Heerlen - Aken.
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 HotelGolf.com - Dolce Kasteel Vaalsbroek - Vaals, Limburg, Netherlands - Hoog Vaals Golf Course, Golf & Business Club ...
Located on the balcony of Europe, where the borders of the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium meet.
Near Aachen (5 km) and Maastricht (20 km), situated in the beautifull hilly countryside.
The 130 luxurious four-star guest rooms, junior suites and suites are all tastefully appointed and offer you a great view over the hills of Limburg.
www.hotelgolf.com /hotel.asp?Hotel_ID=422   (320 words)

  
 The Netherlands
In 1944 they were united into the Nederlandse Binnenlandse Strijdkrachten (Netherlands Forces of the Interior).
Aug 1815 Netherlands province of Limburg established by the merger
Limburg is incorporated into the Kingdom of the Netherlands;
www.worldstatesmen.org /Netherlands.htm   (4518 words)

  
 Hotel guide: Limburg Netherlands
The hotel is situated in the city centre of Maastricht.
Tulip Inn Heerlen is located in the centre of Heerlen, in the beautiful hilly landscape of South Limburg.
In beautiful Limburg a nice place to stay is the NH Maastricht, on the edge of the attractive center with its many squares and pavement cafés.
www.bookings.nl /region/nl/limburg-nl.html?aid=300424   (205 words)

  
 Villa for rent Wellerlooi. Private holiday home - Wellerlooi Villa for rent
All Countries / Netherlands, The / Limburg / Wellerlooi.
This Detached holiday farm (130m2) lays on the edge of the National Park "the Maasduinen".
A versatile piece of the Netherlands with its own identity, which will delusion you abroad.
www.villarenters.com /villas/wellerlooi-limburg-villa-to-rent-10370-sum.asp?rag=16317T&rcam=10370   (531 words)

  
 Latest News #298 – Netherlands
The Rev W Boon of the Evangelical Lutheran congregation in Zuid-Limburg, Netherlands, proudly shows De Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling, the new interconfessional Dutch Bible translation, to the youngest members of his parish on October 31, 2004.
The Rev W Boon of the Evangelical Lutheran congregation in Zuid-Limburg, Netherlands, reads from De Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling, the new interconfessional Dutch Bible translation, on October 31, 2004.
The church in Dirkshorn, a small village in the western Netherlands, was one of 2,500 where De Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling, the new interconfessional Dutch Bible translation, was presented on October 31, 2004.
www.biblesociety.org /latestnews/latest298.html   (380 words)

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