Zonhoven ( Limburg: Zoneve ) is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish region with 20,887 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2012).

Hasselt is located seven kilometers south, 26 km south-east of Maastricht and Brussels, about 72 kilometers to the west.

The nearest motorway exit Houthalen- Zonhoven on the A2 / E 314 are located on the northern outskirts of the village.

In Heusden -Zolder, Genk and Hasselt are located nearby regional stations.

Maastricht Aachen Airport and the airports of Eindhoven and Liege are the closest regional airports and the Brussels National Airport near the capital Brussels is the nearest airport of international importance.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Lieve Baeten (1954-2001), children's book author and illustrator