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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, 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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