Kempenland

Kempenland

(kĕm`pənländ), Fr. Campine, region, Limburg and Antwerp provs., NE Belgium, and North Brabant prov., S Netherlands. It is a coal-mining and manufacturing area. Chemicals are also produced there. Once covered by moors, it has been partially reclaimed. HasseltHasselt
, 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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 and TurnhoutTurnhout
, commune (1991 pop. 37,874), Antwerp prov., N Belgium, near the Dutch border. Manufactures of this industrial city include paper products, bricks, flour, leather goods, and electrical equipment. Of note is a 13th-century castle, the former seat of the dukes of Brabant.
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 are the region's main cities.
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Major organization : LOKALE POLITIE KEMPENLAND (0267.371.689_516359)
Rotarians and guests from Eindhoven Kempenland, Holland helped Coleshill Rotary Club celebrate its 50th charter dinner at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
District governor Robin Jones, Coleshill president Tony Potter, Solihull president Stewart Wallace and Meriden president Ian Courts President Tony Potter and his wife Audrey with the Abraham presented by the Rotary Club of Eindhoven Kempenland
Franco-Belgian novelist and poet whose work, almost without exception, evokes Kempenland, a rural area near Antwerp where she spent most of her life.
Gevers' novels are notable for their descriptions of the Kempenland region and for their reworkings of local myths and legends.
The Stika scheme that the province of Noord-Brabant, the water boards and almost all Brabant municipalities have had since 2007 was extended for the Kempenland area on 22 November.
At a meeting in Hapert, the municipalities of Bergeijk, Bladel, Eersel, Goirle, Hilvarenbeek and Reusel-de Mierden, De Dommel water board, Brabant landscape and Province of Noord-Brabant signed a new 4-year Stika area contract for the Kempenland region.
In Kempenland it is the 3rd time that the authorities conclude a contract with each other.