Genk
in Provincie Limburg of Flanders, Belgium

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
50.965 and 5.501 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 50° 57' 54" and E 5° 30' 2"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Dutch, French, German
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:23 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Europe/Brussels
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:25 am and 9:56 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Geonames.org

Explore Genk

Genk in Provincie Limburg (Flanders) with it's 63,666 inhabitants is located in Belgium about 51 mi (or 82 km) east of Brussels, the country's capital.

Local time in Genk is now 09:23 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Brussels with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 10 airports in the wider vicinity of Genk, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Belgium is Hasselt Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Aachen Cathedral in Germany at a distance of 29 mi (or 46 km). The closest in Belgium is Flemish Béguinages in a distance of 45 mi (or 46 km), South-East. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance. We found 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maastricht, Heeze, Selfkant, Waldfeucht and Gangelt. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1024.6 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 27th of June 2019

23°C (74 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 28th of June 2019

23°C (74 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 29th of June 2019

29°C (83 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Carbon

Address
0,2 mi
Europalaan 38
3600 Genk
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


M Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Albert Remansstr. 1
3600 Genk
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Bloemenweelde

Address
3,2 mi
Marcel Habetslaan 19
3600 Genk
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Stiemerheide

Address
2,3 mi
Wiemesmeerstraat 105
3600 Genk
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


De Klok

Address
3,7 mi
Daalstraat
3690 Zutendaal
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ecu

Address
0,1 mi
Europalaan 46
3600 Genk
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Atlantis

Address
1,5 mi
Fletersdel 1
3600 Genk
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 21:00


Green Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
Europalaan 68
3600 Genk
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 9:00 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Holiday Suites Houthalen-Helchteren

Address
3,4 mi
Hengelhoefdreef 5
3530 Houthalen-Helchteren
Belgium

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Carnavalstoet Genk 2013

Published: February 10, 2013
Length: 50:44 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Sean Hodge


Davide Fore, on-board camera, Genk Track 2013

Published: June 28, 2013
Length: 37:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MOVIEKART

Davide Fore, KZ1 CRG-TM, team DTK Poland, one lap on Genk Track, WSK Euro Series 30 mai 2013.


Officiële MTB route Genk (BE) - Hoogtepunten

Published: January 12, 2015
Length: 59:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: My MTB Guide

Hoogtepunten van de gepijlde mountainbike route in Genk, België. De blauwe lus is hier met de klok mee gereden. De mtb route Genk heeft zo'n 430 hoogtemeters maar er zitten geen zware beklimmingen...


14 miljoenste wagen bij FORD Genk

Published: May 13, 2012
Length: 48:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TaunusMClubBelgium

De 14 miljoenste wagen rolt van de band bij FORD Genk. De Taunus M Club (B) was er bij !!! De 14 miljoenste in Genk is een Mondeo Clipper Titanium S 2.0 TDCi 136pk PowerShift. Beelden: TV...


supercross genk

Published: August 06, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: marie jim

circuit supercross indoor a genk a coter du magnifique terrains de motocross faut y aller ...


Race model Genk 1/10 nitro rc

Published: June 17, 2014
Length: 58:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Luca Corbe

some laps in the rc track of genk. Was my first time driving in this fantastic track. the video has made by a gopro hero 3 black edition.


Flying wheel in Genk

Published: June 15, 2014
Length: 54:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MOVIEKART

A KF driver loose one back wheel during a heat in Genk - CIK-FIA Championship 2014, but the wheel didn't want to stop... 2014 June 14th.


KRC GENK JEUGDWERKING [2]: Beloftes verblijven in gastgezinnen

Published: June 03, 2012
Length: 28:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TV Limburg BE

DAG LIMBURG - Het leven van Leo Njengo, beloftevolle speler van KRC, staat in het teken van voetbal. Hij verblijft in het gastgezin van Willy Mraz, waar ook Kevin De Bruyne verbleef. Hij heeft...


Helmet cam Supercross/Indoor practice Genk 30-12-2013 Mike van Grinsven

Published: December 31, 2013
Length: 51:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mike van Grinsven

Onboard video from Mike van Grinsven during Supercross practice in Genk, Belgium 30-12-2013 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MikeVanGrinsven11 Instagram: ...


Jazzstudente Ellen Steegen verbaast publiek Genk on Stage

Published: July 01, 2013
Length: 53:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: StampMedia

De achttienjarige Ellen Steegen heeft zondag een akoestische set op Genk On Stage gespeeld. De jazzstudente aan het conservatorium van Gent werkt volop aan haar eigen teksten, die naar eigen...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Meuse-Inférieure

Meuse-Inférieure (Lower Meuse; Dutch: Nedermaas or Beneden-Maas; German: Niedermaas) is the name of a département of the First French Empire in present Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. It is named after the river Meuse. Its capital was Maastricht. The département was formed in 1795, when the Southern Netherlands and the left bank of the Rhine were annexed by France.

Located at 51, 5.58333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former departments of France in Belgium, Former departments of France in the Netherlands, Former departments of France in Germany, Heerlen, Limburg (Netherlands)

University of Hasselt

Hasselt University is a university with campuses in Hasselt and Diepenbeek, Belgium. It was officially established in 1971, as the Limburgs Universitair Centrum (LUC). However, it was not until 1973 that the university - literally - opened its doors and welcomed its first students. On June 15, 2005 the university changed its name to Hasselt University.

Located at 50.9253, 5.39083 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1971, Universities in Belgium, Limburg (Belgium), 1971 establishments in Belgium, Buildings and structures in Limburg (Belgium)

County of Loon

The County of Loon was a state of the Holy Roman Empire, lying west of the Meuse river in present-day Flemish-speaking Belgium, and east of the old Duchy of Brabant. The most important cities (bonnes villes) of the county were Beringen, Bilzen, Borgloon, Bree, Hamont, Hasselt, Herk-de-Stad, Maaseik, Peer and Stokkem. Its territory corresponded closely to that of the current Belgian province of Limburg.

Located at 50.8, 5.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Limburg (region), Former polities in the Netherlands, Counties of the Holy Roman Empire, 1795 disestablishments, House of Loon

Veldwezelt-Hezerwater

Veldwezelt-Hezerwater is a Palaeolithic archaeological site in the municipality of Lanaken in the province of Limburg, Belgium.

Located at 50.856, 5.641 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prehistoric sites in Belgium, Stone Age sites in Europe, Former populated places in Belgium, Archaeological sites in Belgium, Neanderthal sites

Pukkelpop

Pukkelpop is an annual music festival which takes place near the city of Hasselt, Belgium in mid-to-late August. It is held within a large enclosure of fields and woodland—between a dual carriageway called Kempische Steenweg—in the village of Kiewit, approximately 7 km north of Hasselt. It is the second largest music festival in the country after Rock Werchter, with an attendance rate of 180,000 over the course of the event in 2009.

Located at 50.9606, 5.3558 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Rock festivals in Belgium, Recurring events established in 1985

Alden Biesen Castle

Alden Biesen is a 16th century castle in Belgium, located in the small village of Rijkhoven in the municipality of Bilzen in the province of Limburg.

Located at 50.8417, 5.5206 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Belgium, Castles of the Teutonic Knights, Castles in Limburg (Belgium)

Rijkhoven

Rijkhoven is a small village in the municipality of Bilzen, Belgium. There is a castle built near it called Alden Biesen. Once it was a part of the County of Loon. 30px This Belgian Limburg location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. vte {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:50|50|N|5|31|E|region:BE_type:city|| |primary |name= }}

Located at 50.8333, 5.51667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Belgium, Geography of Limburg (Belgium)

Europlanetarium Genk

The Europlanetarium Genk is a people's observatory and planetarium in Genk, Belgium.

Located at 50.9572, 5.53472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Astronomical observatories in Belgium, Buildings and structures in Limburg (Belgium), Visitor attractions in Limburg (Belgium)

Ethias Arena

The Ethias Arena is the largest multipurpose arena in Hasselt, Belgium used for music concerts, sports (tennis, indoor cycling, jumping, etc. ) and other large events. The arena opened in 2004 and holds up to 21,600 people. The Ethias Arena is a part of the Grenslandhallen and has a surface of 13,600 square meters (44,619 square feet). On the 26th of November, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in the Ethias Arena.

Located at 50.9343, 5.36322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor arenas in Belgium

Grenslandhallen

The Grenslandhallen in Hasselt, Belgium is one of the biggest event complexes in the BENELUX. The first halls were built in 1983. In 2002 one of the first halls has been transformed in to a congress theatre for musicals, concerts, ... up to 5000 people. In 2004 the complex has been extended with the "Ethias Arena", the biggest arena in Belgium, for more than 21,000 people. The whole complex has now a surface of almost 35,000 square metres.

Located at 50.933, 5.362 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Convention centres in Belgium, Buildings and structures in Limburg (Belgium), Visitor attractions in Limburg (Belgium)

Virga Jesse Basilica

The Virga-Jesse Basilica in Hasselt, Belgium, stands where a member of the Fraternity of Our Lady built the Clerkenkapel in 1334. This first building was replaced by a church in late Baroque and early Classical Revival style in 1727. The second building was severely damaged by a V1 rocket in 1944, an attack which killed sixteen people. The rebuilt church was opened in 1951, and elevated to the status of basilica in 1998.

Located at 50.9294, 5.33556 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Basilica churches in Belgium, Churches in Limburg (Belgium), Religious buildings completed in 1727

Oud-Vroenhoven

Oud-Vroenhoven is former municipality in the Dutch province of Limburg. It merged with Maastricht in 1920. The municipality covered a large part of the current municipality of Maastricht west of the River Meuse outside the walls of the city.

Located at 50.8333, 5.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former municipalities of Limburg (Netherlands)

Onzelievehereboom

Onzelievehereboom was the name of a 1200-year old oak tree in Kortessem, Belgium, dedicated by popular piety to Onze Lieve Here, "Our Dear Lord". It was believed to be the oldest tree in Belgium when it was overthrown by a storm 18 July 2009. Location:{{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:50|51|9.72|N|5|22|2.29|E| | |name= }}

Located at 50.8527, 5.3673 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Individual trees, Geography of Belgium

Cristal Arena

The Cristal Arena is a multi-purpose stadium in Genk, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Racing Genk. The stadium holds 25,000 (of which 4,200 are standing places) and was built in 1999. Heusden-Zolder used to play at this stadium for their single season at the top level in 2003-04. Following the relegation of the club, it moved to Mijnstadion in Beringen.

Located at 51.005, 5.53333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Belgium, K.R.C. Genk, Multi-purpose stadiums in Belgium

Roman Catholic Diocese of Hasselt

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hasselt, is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church in Belgium. Comprising the whole of Belgian Limburg, the diocese was created in 1967, split from the Diocese of Liège. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels. Its see is Saint Quentin's Cathedral, Hasselt.

Located at 50.9336, 5.33135 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic dioceses in Belgium, Religious organizations established in 1967, Roman Catholic dioceses and prelatures established in the 20th century

Bokrijk

Bokrijk is a provincial domain in Limburg, Belgium, situated near the city of Genk. It is mainly known for its open air museum. The domain is 5.5 square kilometres in area and hosts an important botanical garden (arboretum) and Flanders' largest open air playground.

Located at 50.9667, 5.41667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Geography of Limburg (Belgium), Art museums and galleries in Belgium, Open air museums, Museums established in 1958, 1958 establishments in Belgium, Museums in Limburg (Belgium)

Weert, Limburg, Belgium

Weert is a village in Limburg Province, Belgium.

Located at 50.8333, 5.53333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Belgium

Munsterbilzen Abbey

Munsterbilzen Abbey was an abbey of Benedictine nuns in Munsterbilzen, Limburg, Belgium, founded in around 670 by Saint Landrada. It was plundered by Vikings in 881 but restored. From the 9th century it was dedicated to Saint Amor. It was an imperial abbey of the Holy Roman Empire. The abbess exercised lordship over the village of Munsterbilzen and four more villages nearby until 1773, when she was forced to recognize the suzerainty of the Prince-Bishop of Liège.

Located at 50.8878, 5.5261 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Christian monasteries in Belgium, Christian monasteries established in the 7th century, Benedictine monasteries of nuns in Belgium, Monasteries destroyed during the French Revolution

Kiewit

Kiewit is a parish and township within the northernmost section of the Dutch (Flemish) speaking Belgian municipality of Hasselt. It borders on the municipality of Zonhoven to the north and Genk to the east, with Kuringen, a part of Hasselt, to the west. At the end of 2007, Kiewit had 4094 inhabitants, spread around 2 main concentrations: Kiewit itself with 2398 inhabitants and "Kiewit-Heide" (heide meaning heathland) with 1696 inhabitants.

Located at 50.9642, 5.35472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in Flanders, Populated places in Belgium

Diepenbeek Castle

Diepenbeek Castle (Dutch: Kasteel van Diepenbeek, also known as the Rentmeesterij van Alden Biesen) is a castle in Diepenbeek near Hasselt in the province of Limburg, Belgium. The building consists of a 15th century donjon with a 17th century main block. It was once the establishment of the steward of the nearby Commandery of Alden Biesen, whence the alternative name.

Located at 50.912, 5.42 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Belgium, Castles in Limburg (Belgium)

Donnea Castle

Donnea Castle (Dutch: Kasteel de Donnea) is a castle in the village Guigoven, municipality of Kortessem, eastern Belgium. The main building was built in 1801-1802.

Located at 50.837, 5.4008 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Belgium, Castles in Limburg (Belgium)

Gors Castle

Gors Castle (Dutch: Kasteel van Gors) is a 19th century country house, in Gors-Opleeuw in the municipality of Borgloon, province of Limburg, Belgium. The original structure was a house of the 17th century, which was almost entirely rebuilt in the 1820s in a Neo-Classical style. The farm that was originally attached to the house was demolished in 1865 and rebuilt further away. Both house and farm have been protected monuments since 1986.

Located at 50.8243, 5.3958 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Castles in Belgium, Castles in Limburg (Belgium)

Godsheide

Godsheide is Flemish-speaking hamlet and Catholic parish within the northeastern corner of the Belgian city of Hasselt, in the province of Limburg. At the end of 2007 Godsheide counted 3143 inhabitants. Between the village and the main town of Hasselt there are several large modern developments - the Hasselt golf club, the Grenslandhallen entertainment centre, the Limburg provincial government buildings, and the Kinepolis cinema complex.

Located at 50.937, 5.385 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities and towns in Flanders, Populated places in Belgium

Château Neercanne

Château Neercanne (also known as Agimont or kasteel Neercanne) is a restaurant located in Maastricht in the Netherlands. It is a fine dining restaurant that is awarded one or two Michelin stars in the periods 1957-1982 and 1986-present. GaultMillau awarded them 15.0 points (out of 20). Head chef in the Michelin period, were, amongst others, Theo Koch and Ber Stassen.

Located at 50.8189, 5.66793 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Restaurants in the Netherlands, Michelin Guide starred restaurants in the Netherlands, Rijksmonuments in Limburg, Castles in the Netherlands, Buildings and structures in Maastricht

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12 Jul
2019

Whiskey Festival
Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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13 Aug
2019

Exclusief Abonneemoment - Bokrijkdieren Voederen
Starting at: 10:30 am (10:30).
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24 Sep
2019

Start-up Essential: Agile For Dummies
Starting at: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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10 Oct
2019

Levensreddend Handelen Bij Baby's En Kinderen Genk
Starting at: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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13 Nov
2019

Mild Ouderschap - Genk
Starting at: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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15 Nov
2019

Black Box Revelation
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Genck, Genk, Генк