Kampenhout

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Kampenhout
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Kampenhout
Flag
Coat of arms of Kampenhout
Coat of arms
Kampenhout is located in Belgium
Kampenhout
Kampenhout
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°57′N 04°33′E / 50.950°N 4.550°E / 50.950; 4.550Coordinates: 50°57′N 04°33′E / 50.950°N 4.550°E / 50.950; 4.550
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • Mayor Jean Meeuws (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, VLD
Area
 • Total 33.49 km2 (12.93 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 11,316
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Postal codes 1910
Area codes 016, 015
Website www.kampenhout.be

Kampenhout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkɑmpənɦʌu̯t]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Berg, Buken, Kampenhout proper and Nederokkerzeel. On January 1, 2006 Kampenhout had a total population of 10,956. The total area is 33.49 km² which gives a population density of 327 inhabitants per km².

Honorary citizenship has been bestowed upon Jules Penninckx, Armand Preud'homme, cyclist Raymond Impanis, singer Will Tura, athlete Kim Gevaert and Stef Maginelle.

Sabena Flight 548 crashed near Berg on on February 15, 1961, killing all on board, as well as one person on the ground.

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