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Country  Belgium
Region  Flemish Region
Postal codes  3545
Area  36.29 km²
Province  Limburg
Community  Flemish Community
Arrondissement  Hasselt
Area codes  013
Postal code  3545
Local time  Wednesday 2:39 AM
Halen
Weather  9°C, Wind SW at 6 km/h, 88% Humidity

Halen, formerly Haelen, is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg, to the west of Hasselt. On January 1, 2012, Halen had a total population of 9,352. The total area is 36.29 km² which gives a population density of 258 inhabitants per km².

Map of Halen, Belgium

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Halen proper, Loksbergen, and Zelem.

During the First World War, on August 12, 1914, the Battle of Haelen took place here near the river crossing of the Gete.

References

Halen Wikipedia


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