Stabroek

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Georgetown, Guyana was known as Stabroek prior to 1812.
Stabroek
Municipality
Dorpsstraat 117.jpg
Flag of Stabroek
Flag
Coat of arms of Stabroek
Coat of arms
Stabroek is located in Belgium
Stabroek
Stabroek
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°20′N 04°22′E / 51.333°N 4.367°E / 51.333; 4.367Coordinates: 51°20′N 04°22′E / 51.333°N 4.367°E / 51.333; 4.367
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Rik Frans (N-VA)
 • Governing party/ies N-VA, CD&V
Area
 • Total 21.51 km2 (8.31 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 18,028
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Postal codes 2940
Area codes 03
Website www.stabroek.be

Stabroek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈstaːbruk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Hoevenen and Stabroek proper. On December 31, 2006 Stabroek had a total population of 17,618. The total area is 21.51 km² which gives a population density of 818 inhabitants per km². In 2008 Stabroek celebrated its 750 year old existence.


Ravenhof castle in Stabroek-Putte

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