Geetbets

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Geetbets
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Geetbets
Flag
Coat of arms of Geetbets
Coat of arms
Geetbets is located in Belgium
Geetbets
Geetbets
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°53′N 05°07′E / 50.883°N 5.117°E / 50.883; 5.117Coordinates: 50°53′N 05°07′E / 50.883°N 5.117°E / 50.883; 5.117
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Benny Munten (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, sp.a, DNA
Area
 • Total 35.17 km2 (13.58 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 5,947
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Postal codes 3450, 3454
Area codes 011, 013
Website www.geetbets.be

Geetbets (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɣ̟eːd̪ˈbɛt̪s̪]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Geetbets proper, Grazen and Rummen. On January 1, 2006 Geetbets had a total population of 5,765. The total area is 35.17 km2 which gives a population density of 164 inhabitants per km2.

Notable people[edit]

Jane Brigode (born Jane Ouwerx ) (Rummen, 30 May 1870-Vorst, 3 May 1952), a Belgian liberal and politician.

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