Bocholt, Belgium

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Bocholt
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Bocholt
Flag
Coat of arms of Bocholt
Coat of arms
Bocholt is located in Belgium
Bocholt
Bocholt
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°10′N 05°35′E / 51.167°N 5.583°E / 51.167; 5.583Coordinates: 51°10′N 05°35′E / 51.167°N 5.583°E / 51.167; 5.583
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Maaseik
Government
 • Mayor Jos Claessens
 • Governing party/ies Nieuwe Unie, SPa
Area
 • Total 59.34 km2 (22.91 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 12,729
 • Density 210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Postal codes 3950
Area codes 089
Website www.bocholt.be

Bocholt is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006 Bocholt had a total population of 12,355. The total area is 59.34 km² which gives a population density of 208 inhabitants per km². The Priory of Our Lady of Klaarland of the Trappistins is located in Bocholt. Martens brewery established in 1758 has the second highest production capacity in Belgium at 360 million liters per year.

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