Diepenbeek

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Diepenbeek
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Diepenbeek
Flag
Coat of arms of Diepenbeek
Coat of arms
Diepenbeek is located in Belgium
Diepenbeek
Diepenbeek
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°54′N 05°24′E / 50.900°N 5.400°E / 50.900; 5.400Coordinates: 50°54′N 05°24′E / 50.900°N 5.400°E / 50.900; 5.400
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Hasselt
Government
 • Mayor Patrick Hermans (Puur Diepenbeek)
 • Governing party/ies Puur, Open VLD, N-VA, CD&V
Area
 • Total 41.19 km2 (15.90 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 18,377
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Postal codes 3590
Area codes 011
Website www.diepenbeek.be
Fietspad naar campus Diepenbeek.JPG

Diepenbeek is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. On January 1, 2012 Diepenbeek had a total population of 18,337. Its total area is 41.19 km² which gives a population density of 430 inhabitants per km².

It is home to Hasselt University, slowly expanding towards Hasselt itself. The Limburg Science Park is located on the university campus.

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