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See Linter SQL RDBMS for the database system, Lint (software) for the static code analysis tool, and Linter Group for the Australian textiles company.
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Linter
Coat of arms of Linter
Coat of arms
Linter is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°03′E / 50.800°N 5.050°E / 50.800; 5.050Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°03′E / 50.800°N 5.050°E / 50.800; 5.050
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
 • Mayor Marc Wynants (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, sp.a
 • Total 36.37 km2 (14.04 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,088
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Postal codes 3350
Area codes 011, 016

Linter (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɪntər]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Drieslinter, Melkwezer, Neerhespen (where canine school of the Belgian police is situated), Neerlinter, Orsmaal, Overhespen and Wommersom. On January 1, 2006 Linter had a total population of 7,037. The total area is 36.38 km² which gives a population density of 193 inhabitants per km².

The main economic activities of Linter are agricultural and commercial activities.


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