Niel, Belgium

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Niel
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Niel
Flag
Coat of arms of Niel
Coat of arms
Niel is located in Belgium
Niel
Niel
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°07′N 04°20′E / 51.117°N 4.333°E / 51.117; 4.333Coordinates: 51°07′N 04°20′E / 51.117°N 4.333°E / 51.117; 4.333
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Luc Van Linden (sp.a)
 • Governing party/ies sp.a, VLD
Area
 • Total 5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 9,461
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Postal codes 2845
Area codes 03
Website www.niel.be

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.

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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.

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