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Encyclopedia > Limburg (Belgium)
Limburg
(Dutch:Limburg)
(French:Limbourg)
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Capital Hasselt
Area 2,414 km²
Population (2004) 805786
Density 333 / km²
Official Site

Limburg is the easternmost province of Flanders (which is one of the three regions of Belgium), and is located west of the Meuse river. It borders on (clockwise from the North) the Netherlands and the Belgian provinces of Liège, Flemish Brabant and Antwerp. Its capital is Hasselt. It has an area of 2,414 km² which is divided into three Arrondissements (arrondissementen in Dutch) containing 44 municipalities. Image File history File links Limburg_(Belgium)_Flag. ... Hasselt is a city in Belgium, capital of the province of Belgian Limburg. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Image File history File links BelgiumLimburg. ... Flanders (Flemish, Fleming) (Dutch: Vlaanderen (Vlaams, Vlaming)) has-diddley two-diddley main-diddley designations-diddley: a-diddley geographical-diddley region-diddley in-diddley-diddley-diddley the-diddley north-diddley of-diddley Belgium-diddley, corresponding-diddley to-diddley the-diddley Flemish Region, a-diddley consituent-diddley part-diddley of-diddley the... The Meuse (Dutch Maas) is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea. ... Liège is the easternmost province of Wallonia and of Belgium. ... Flemish Brabant is a province of Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. ... Antwerp is the northernmost province of Flanders and of Belgium. ... Hasselt is a city in Belgium, capital of the province of Belgian Limburg. ... An arrondissement is an administrative division in some francophone or Dutch-speaking countries: // France Municipal arrondissement Main article: Municipal arrondissement in France Paris Main article: Arrondissements of Paris The city of Paris, in France is divided into 20 arrondissements. ...


Limburg is crossed by the Albert Canal, and has historically been a major coal-mining area. Most of Limburg was included in the prince-bishopric of Liège until 1792, and was part of the Dutch province of Limburg from 1815-1839. The Albert Canal is a canal located in northeastern Belgium. ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground by underground mining or open-pit mining (strip mining). ... The Bishopric of Liège or Prince-Bishopric of Liège was a state of the Lower Rhenish-Westphalian Circle of the Holy Roman Empire in present Belgium. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Capital Maastricht Queens Commissioner L.J.P.M. (Leon) Frissen Religion (1999) Protestant 3% Catholic 80% Area  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water   2. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


In 't Bronsgroen Eikenhout is the "official" anthem of the region of Limburg, both in Belgium and the Netherlands. In t Bronsgroen Eikenhout is the anthem of Limburg, a region split up in two parts: Belgian Limburg and Dutch Limburg. ...

Arrondissement Hasselt:
  2. As
  3. Beringen
  8. Diepenbeek
10. Genk
11. Gingelom
12. Halen
13. Ham
15. Hasselt
18. Herk-de-Stad
20. Heusden-Zolder
26. Leopoldsburg
28. Lummen
33. Nieuwerkerken
34. Opglabbeek
38. Sint-Truiden
39. Tessenderlo
43. Zonhoven
44. Zutendaal Image File history File links LimburgBGemeenten. ... As is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Beringen is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Diepenbeek is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Genk is a city located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Gingelom is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Halen is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Ham is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Hasselt is a city in Belgium, capital of the province of Belgian Limburg. ... Herk-de-Stad is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Heusden-Zolder is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Leopoldsburg is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Lummen is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Nieuwerkerken is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Opglabbeek is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Sint-Truiden (also Saint-Trond) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg, near the town of Hasselt and Tongeren (Tongres). ... Tessenderlo is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Zonhoven is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Zutendaal is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ...

Arrondissement Maaseik:
  5. Bocholt
  7. Bree
  9. Dilsen-Stokkem
14. Hamont-Achel
16. Hechtel-Eksel
22. Houthalen-Helchteren
23. Kinrooi
27. Lommel
29. Maaseik
31. Meeuwen-Gruitrode
32. Neerpelt
35. Overpelt
36. Peer Bocholt is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Bree is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Dilsen-Stokkem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Hamont-Achel is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Hechtel-Eksel is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Houthalen-Helchteren is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Kinrooi Kinrooi is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Lommel is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Maaseik is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Meeuwen-Gruitrode is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Neerpelt is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Peer is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ...

Arrondissement Tongeren:
  1. Alken
  4. Bilzen
  6. Borgloon
17. Heers
19. Herstappe
21. Hoeselt
24. Kortessem
25. Lanaken
30. Maasmechelen
37. Riemst
40. Tongeren
41. Voeren
42. Wellen Alken is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Province Limburg District Tongeren Area 75. ... Borgloon is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Heers is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Herstappe is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Hoeselt is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Kortessem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Lanaken is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Maasmechelen is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Riemst is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Tongeren is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. ... Voeren (French: Fourons) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ... Wellen is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. ...

Not to be confused with, though related to the Netherlands province of Limburg. Capital Maastricht Queens Commissioner L.J.P.M. (Leon) Frissen Religion (1999) Protestant 3% Catholic 80% Area  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water   2. ...


See also

Communities, regions and provinces of Belgium Flag of Belgium
Communities: French Community of Belgium | Flemish Community in Belgium | German-speaking Community of Belgium
Regions and provinces: Flanders: Antwerp | East Flanders | Flemish Brabant | Limburg | West Flanders
Wallonia: Hainaut | Liège | Luxembourg | Namur | Walloon Brabant
Brussels-Capital Region



Limburgian (Dutch: Limburgs, German: Limburgisch, French: Limbourgeois) is a group of Franconian varieties, spoken in the Limburg and Selfkant regions, near the common Dutch/Flemish(Belgium)/German border. ... List of the governors of the Belgian province Limburg. ... Belgium is a federal state and is composed of three communities, three regions, and four linguistic regions. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium. ... The French Community of Belgium (French: Communauté française de Belgique, Dutch: Franse Gemeenschap van België) is one of the three official communities in Belgium along with the Flemish Community and the German speaking Community. ... The term Flemish Community has two distinctive, but closely related meanings: sociologically, politically and culturally, it refers to the Flemish people and all their organisations, media, social and cultural life; one might also speak of the Flemish nation (in a very similar sense as the Scottish nation, the Basque, Catalan... Council of the German Speaking Community in Belgium (Eupen) Flag of the German-speaking community in Belgium The German-Speaking Community of Belgium (Deutschsprachige Gemeinschaft Belgien in German, short DGB) is one of the three federal communities in Belgium. ... Flanders (Flemish, Fleming) (Dutch: Vlaanderen (Vlaams, Vlaming)) has-diddley two-diddley main-diddley designations-diddley: a-diddley geographical-diddley region-diddley in-diddley-diddley-diddley the-diddley north-diddley of-diddley Belgium-diddley, corresponding-diddley to-diddley the-diddley Flemish Region, a-diddley consituent-diddley part-diddley of-diddley the... Antwerp is the northernmost province of Flanders and of Belgium. ... East Flanders is a province of Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. ... Flemish Brabant is a province of Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. ... West Flanders (Dutch: West-Vlaanderen) is the westernmost province of Flanders and of Belgium. ... Wallonia (French: Wallonie) or the Walloon Region (French: Région Wallonne) is the predominantly French-speaking region that constitutes one of the three federal regions of Belgium, with its capital at Namur. ... Hainaut (Dutch: Henegouwen; Ger. ... Liège is the easternmost province of Wallonia and of Belgium. ... Namur (Dutch: Namen) is a province of Wallonia and of Belgium. ... Walloon Brabant is a province of Wallonia and of Belgium. ... The Brussels-Capital Region (French: R gion de Bruxelles-Capitale, Dutch: Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest, German: Region Br ssel-Hauptstadt) or Brussels Region (French: R gion Bruxelloise, Dutch: Brusselse Gewest) is one of the three regions of Belgium. ...

Limburg municipalities
Hasselt: | As | Beringen | Diepenbeek | Genk | Gingelom | Halen | Ham | Hasselt | Herk-de-Stad | Heusden-Zolder | Leopoldsburg | Lummen | Nieuwerkerken | Opglabbeek | Sint-Truiden | Tessenderlo | Zonhoven | Zutendaal |
Maaseik: | Bocholt | Bree | Dilsen-Stokkem | Hamont-Achel | Hechtel-Eksel | Houthalen-Helchteren | Kinrooi | Lommel | Maaseik | Meeuwen-Gruitrode | Neerpelt | Overpelt | Peer
Tongeren: | Alken | Bilzen | Borgloon | Heers | Herstappe | Hoeselt | Kortessem | Lanaken | Maasmechelen | Riemst | Tongeren | Voeren | Wellen |

  Results from FactBites:
 
Limburg (Belgium) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (168 words)
Limburg is the easternmost province of Flanders (which is one of the three regions of Belgium), and is located west of the Meuse river.
Most of Limburg was included in the prince-bishopric of Liège until 1792, and was part of the Dutch province of Limburg from 1815-1839.
In 't Bronsgroen Eikenhout is the "official" anthem of the region of Limburg, both in Belgium and the Netherlands.
Limburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (427 words)
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.
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