Kortessem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. On January 1, 2006 Kortessem had a total population of 8,074. The total area is 33.90 km² which gives a population density of 238 inhabitants per km².
Up until its destruction by a storm in 2009, Kortessem was the home of the Onzelievehereboom: a 1200-year old oak.
Church of Saint Peter in Chains in Wintershoven, Kortessem
Castle Jongenbos, Vliermaalroot
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