Boechout

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Boechout
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Boechout
Flag
Coat of arms of Boechout
Coat of arms
Boechout is located in Belgium
Boechout
Boechout
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°09′N 04°29′E / 51.150°N 4.483°E / 51.150; 4.483Coordinates: 51°09′N 04°29′E / 51.150°N 4.483°E / 51.150; 4.483
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Koen T'Sijen (Spirit)[1]
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, Spirit, SP.a, Groen!
Area
 • Total 20.66 km2 (7.98 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[2]
 • Total 12,724
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes 2530, 2531
Area codes 03
Website www.boechout.be

Boechout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbuxʌu̯t]) is a municipality of Belgium located in the Flemish province of Antwerp.

The municipality comprises the towns of Boechout proper and Vremde. On January 1, 2006 Boechout had a total population of 12,090. The total area is 20.66 km² which gives a population density of 585 inhabitants per km².[3]

Boechout also hosts the Sfinks Festival.

Famous inhabitants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van Burgemeester en Schepenen" (in Dutch). Gemeente Boechout. Retrieved 2007-12-06. [dead link]
  2. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers voor de gemeente Boechout" (in Dutch). F.O.D. Economie. Retrieved 2007-12-06. [dead link]

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