|Municipality of Belgium|
|• Mayor||Luc Van Linden (sp.a)|
|• Governing party/ies||sp.a, VLD|
|• Total||5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2012)|
|• Density||1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)|
Niel (Dutch pronunciation: [n̪iːl̪]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality only comprises the town of Niel proper. On January 1, 2006 Niel had a total population of 8,798. The total area is 5.27 km² which gives a population density of 1,669 inhabitants per km².
Niel is home for Niel Jaarmarkt Cyclo-cross, a cyclo-cross race held in and around the town. The race is part of the Cyclo-cross Gazet van Antwerpen.
- Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
- (Dutch) Official website
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