Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 6.177; area: 34,75 km². Settlements:
Ell, Haler, Hunsel (seat), Ittervoort, Neeritter.
Hunsel is southeast of Weert in central Limburg near the Belgian border.
It is a rural municipality, to which in 1942 Ittervoort and Neeritter were
The horn on the flag is derived from the Coat of Arms of the Van Horn family.
The eagle is a reminder of historical relationships with the city of Thorn.
Jarig Bakker, 5 December 1999