Vaals is a small city in the region, in the province . It is located right on both the Belgian and German border, with the much larger German city of at just a stone's throw away.
Photo: Braggeleer, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

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Photo: Pivos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a hill with a height of 322.4 metres above NAP and is the highest point in mainland Netherlands, but not the Netherlands proper. Photo: Xamos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Localities in the Area

is a village in , the southernmost part of the province . Photo: Romaine, CC0.

is a small village with a long history in , the southernmost region of the . Photo: Romaine, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town in , the southern most region of the . Photo: WiDi, CC BY-SA 3.0.


50.7785° or 50° 46' 42.5" north
5.9767° or 5° 58' 36.3" east
202 metres (663 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Vaals
  • Albanian: Vaals
  • Arabic: Vaals
  • Arabic: فالس
  • Armenian: Վալս
  • Asturian: Vaals
  • Basque: Vaals
  • Catalan: Vaals
  • Cebuano: Gemeente Vaals
  • Chinese: Vaals
  • Chinese: 瓦爾斯
  • Czech: Vaals
  • Danish: Vaals
  • Dutch: Vaals (gemeente)
  • Dutch: Vaals
  • Esperanto: Vaals
  • French: Vaals
  • German: Vaals
  • Hungarian: Vaals
  • Indonesian: Vaals
  • Italian: Vaals
  • Japanese: ファールス
  • Korean: 팔스
  • Kölsch: Vols
  • Latin: Valis
  • Limburgan: Vols
  • Lithuanian: Valsas
  • Luxembourgish: Vaals
  • Malay: Vaals
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vaals
  • Norwegian: Vaals
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vaals
  • Occitan (post 1500): Vaals
  • Persian: فالس
  • Polish: Vaals
  • Portuguese: Vaals
  • Romanian: Vaals
  • Russian: Валс
  • Saterfriesisch: Vaals
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vols
  • Spanish: Vaals
  • Swedish: Vaals
  • Venetian: Vaals
  • Vietnamese: Vaals
  • Volapük: Vaals
  • Waray (Philippines): Vaals
  • Western Frisian: Faals

Other Places Named Vaals

  • Town, Vaals, Limburg

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