Ham, Belgium

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Municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Ham
Coat of arms
Ham is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°06′N 05°08′E / 51.100°N 5.133°E / 51.100; 5.133Coordinates: 51°06′N 05°08′E / 51.100°N 5.133°E / 51.100; 5.133
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Hasselt
 • Mayor Dirk De Vis (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, SP.A, Groen!
 • Total 32.69 km2 (12.62 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 10,393
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Postal codes 3945
Area codes 013 - 011
Website www.ham.be

Ham is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006 Ham had a total population of 9,705. The total area is 32.69 km2 (13 sq mi) which gives a population density of 297 inhabitants per km².

Historical population[edit]

Year Population Male population Female population Density
2002 9,387 4,703 4,684 284.71/km²

In August, 2008 the population of Ham exceeded 10,000 inhabitants.


The municipality of Ham was created January 1977 by the fusion of the municipalities of Oostham and Kwaadmechelen.


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