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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.
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.
Railway station: WeertFrans 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
Weert is twinned with the following cities: Sint-Truiden, Belgium