Limburg is a trans border province both in the south of the Netherlands and in the north-east of Belgium. The regional capital for the Belgian side is Hasselt while Maastricht is the Dutch equivalent.
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Located in the very heart of Western Europe, in between the Flemish Diamond, Randstad, Ruhrgebiet, Cologne and Paris major metropolitan areas, (>3 million) as well as numerous minor ones (0.5-3.0M) such as Arnhem-Nijmegen, Eindhoven and Liége, there is a very good chance that during your hitchhiking ventures across Europe you'll either pass through, or even end up in the province of Limburg.
A2 Amsterdam-Luxembourg runs from Weert, passes Echt where it merges with the A73 Nijmegen-Echt, and on through Maastricht, where a section is bound to be upgraded to a full motorway in a tunnel, to the Belgian border south of Eijsden. and on to Liège
A73 Nijmegen-Echt connects Nijmegen, Venlo and Roermond with the south of Limburg. The Venlo-Echt section is brand new, and there are currently delays near Roermond due to construction work still taking place in the tunnels there.
A77 Nijmegen-Cologne technically a N-S motorway, and only included here because it runs a full 6 kilometres through the far north of Limburg province, near Nijmegen.
A67 Bruges-(Antwerp-Ruhrgebiet)-Hannover cuts some 20 kilometres through the north of Limburg, near Venlo. Lots of traffic going from the UK/Ireland to Poland and back, as well as lots of lorrydrivers.