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Country  Netherlands
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area code  0495
Area  105.4 km²
Local time  Sunday 8:53 PM
Demonym(s)  Weertenaar, Weerter
Postcode  6000–6006, 6039
Website  www.weert.nl
Elevation  35 m
Province  Limburg
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Weather  18°C, Wind SW at 3 km/h, 47% Humidity

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Weert ( [ʋeːrt]; Limburgish: Wieërt, [βiəʀt]) is a municipality and city in the southeastern Netherlands. Weert had a population of 48,825 in 2014. It lies on the Eindhoven–Maastricht railway line, and is also astride the Zuid-Willemsvaart canal.


Map of Weert, Netherlands

Population centres

  • Altweerterheide
  • Boshoven
  • Leuken
  • Laar
  • Stramproy
  • Swartbroek
  • Tungelroy
  • Groenewoud
  • Biest
  • [Molenakker
  • Laarveld
  • Moesel
  • Weert
  • The city of Weert

    Weert received city rights in 1414.


  • Dutch in Weert is often spoken with a distinctive Limburgish accent, which should not be confused with the Limburgish language.
  • Limburgish (or Limburgian) is the overlapping term of the tonal dialects spoken in the Belgian and Dutch provinces of Limburg. The Weert dialect is only one of many variants of Limburgish.
  • Transport

    Railway station: Weert

    Notable residents

  • Frans Weekers (born 1967), Dutch Politician
  • Jan Dibbets (born 1941), conceptual artist
  • Ton van Loon (born 1956), military commander
  • Lucas Hüsgen (born 1960), writer
  • Gonnelien Rothenberger (born 1968), equestrian
  • Sjeng Schalken (born 1976), tennis player
  • Elbekay Bouchiba (born 1978), footballer
  • Frank van Kouwen (born 1980), footballer
  • Bjorn Hoeben (born 1980), cyclist
  • Olivier Tielemans (born 1984), race car driver
  • Pieter Custers (born 1984), archer
  • Steef Nieuwendaal (born 1986), footballer
  • Sister cities

    Weert is twinned with the following cities:

  • Sint-Truiden, Belgium
  • References

    Weert Wikipedia

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