Kempenland kĕmˈpənländ [key], Fr. Campine, region, Limburg and Antwerp provs., NE Belgium, and North Brabant prov., S Netherlands. It is a coal-mining and manufacturing area. Chemicals are also produced there. Once covered by moors, it has been partially reclaimed. Hasselt and Turnhout are the region's main cities.

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