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Hasselt

(hä`səlt), city (1991 pop. 66,611), capital of Limburg prov., NE Belgium, in the Campine region, a port on the Albert Canal. It is a commercial and industrial center and a rail junction. Hasselt was chartered in 1232. The Dutch defeated the Belgians there in 1831.
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Hasselt

a market town in E Belgium, capital of Limburg province. Pop.: 69 127 (2004 est.)
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"Hasselt may be in the third division but it's still my ambition to play at the top level."
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The new Head of the European Commission Representation in the Netherlands Ludolf van Hasselt, took up office in The Hague on January 16.