Hechtel-Eksel

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Hechtel-Eksel
Municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Hechtel-Eksel
Coat of arms
Hechtel-Eksel is located in Belgium
Hechtel-Eksel
Hechtel-Eksel
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°07′N 05°22′E / 51.117°N 5.367°E / 51.117; 5.367Coordinates: 51°07′N 05°22′E / 51.117°N 5.367°E / 51.117; 5.367
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Maaseik
Government
 • Mayor Jan Daelemans (HE)
 • Governing party/ies HE and CD&V
Area
 • Total 76.70 km2 (29.61 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 11,940
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Postal codes 3940-3941
Area codes 011
Website www.hechtel-eksel.be

Hechtel-Eksel is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006 Hechtel-Eksel had a total population of 11,473. The total area is 76.70 km² which gives a population density of 150 inhabitants per km².

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Hechtel was home to the "KBC Night of Athletics", a yearly international athletics meeting. Another yearly event is the International Airshow at Sanicole Airport, taking place in July.

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