Arrondissement of Tongeren

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Arrondissement of Tongeren
Arrondissement Tongeren
Arrondissement
Location of the arrondissement in Limburg
Location of the arrondissement in Limburg
Coordinates: 50°51′N 5°30′E / 50.85°N 5.5°E / 50.85; 5.5Coordinates: 50°51′N 5°30′E / 50.85°N 5.5°E / 50.85; 5.5
Country  Belgium
Region  Flemish Region
Province  Limburg
Municipalities 13
Area
 • Total 631.56 km2 (243.85 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)
 • Total 199,698
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Arrondissement of Tongeren (Dutch: Arrondissement Tongeren; French: Arrondissement de Tongres) is one of the three administrative arrondissements in the Province of Limburg, Belgium. It is both an administrative and a judicial arrondissement. However, the Judicial Arrondissement of Tongeren also comprises the municipalities of Bocholt, Bree, Kinrooi, Meeuwen-Gruitrode, Dilsen-Stokkem and Maaseik in the Arrondissement of Maaseik and the municipalities of As, Genk, Opglabbeek and Zutendaal in the Arrondissement of Hasselt.

Municipalities[edit]

The Administrative Arrondissement of Tongeren consists of the following municipalities: