Arrondissement of Hasselt

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; 5.25
Country Belgium
Region Flanders
Province Limburg
 • Total881.17 km2 (340.22 sq mi)
 (1 January 2017)
 • Total425,270
 • Density480/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.



The Administrative Arrondissement of Hasselt consists of the following municipalities:[1]

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.


  1. ^ "Chiffres de population au 1er janvier 2022" (PDF). Federal Public Service Interior. Retrieved January 5, 2023.