Gangelt is a municipality in the district Heinsberg, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the border with the Netherlands, approx. 10 km east of Sittard and 10 km south-west of Heinsberg. Gangelt was the town in which Gerard Kremer, better known as Gerardus Mercator, lived for the first five or six years of his life. Mercator was a famous cartographer (born 1512). See "Mercator - The Man Who Mapped the Planet" by Nicholas Crane, 2002, Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Go to the map ⬆⬆

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Nearby points of interest.

You can find around this zone pois of interest and places relates with Airports, Education


  1. NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen


  1. Open University in the Netherlands

Other interest places

  1. Festival de Pinkpop
  2. Parkstad Limburg
  3. Molenberg
  4. Sintermeertencollege
  5. Koningsbosch
  6. Selfkant
  7. Ubach over Worms
  8. Eygelshoven
  9. Gangelt

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