Hulsberg is a village in the municipality of Nuth, in the Netherlands. It lies about 15 km east from Maastricht. In 2001, Hulsberg had 3,337 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.7 km², and contained 1,295 residences. The "district" of Hulsberg, which includes some of the surrounding countryside, has around 4,300 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2005). Until 1982, Hulsberg was a municipality of its own. After the re-arrangement of the municipalities in the Netherlands, Hulsberg and Schimmert were merged with the municipality of Nuth. Hulsberg is a favorite place to stay for tourists from the Northern and Western parts of the Netherlands. It has different accommodations in town. Hulsberg is only 3 kilometres from the famous tourist city of Valkenburg aan de Geul. Hulsberg is also known for its radio mast, though the "Zendmast" stands on the territory of the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul.