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The Arrondissement of Hasselt (Dutch: Arrondissement Hasselt; French: Arrondissement de Hasselt) is one of the three administrative arrondissements in the Province of Limburg, Belgium.

Arrondissement of Hasselt

Arrondissement Hasselt
Location of the arrondissement in Limburg
Location of the arrondissement in Limburg
Coordinates: 50°57′N 5°15′E / 50.95°N 5.25°E / 50.95; 5.25Coordinates: 50°57′N 5°15′E / 50.95°N 5.25°E / 50.95; 5.25
Country Belgium
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Municipalities17
Area
 • Total906.15 km2 (349.87 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2017)
 • Total425,270
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

It is both an administrative and a judicial arrondissement. However, the Judicial Arrondissement of Hasselt also comprises the municipalities of Lommel, Hamont-Achel, Neerpelt, Overpelt, Hechtel-Eksel, Peer and Houthalen-Helchteren in the Arrondissement of Maaseik.

MunicipalitiesEdit

The Administrative Arrondissement of Hasselt consists of the following municipalities:

Per 1 January 2019, the municipality of Opglabbeek was removed from this arrondissement, as it was merged with Meeuwen-Gruitrode into the new municipality of Oudsbergen in the arrondissement of Maaseik.