Nijlen

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Nijlen
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Nijlen
Flag
Coat of arms of Nijlen
Coat of arms
Nijlen is located in Belgium
Nijlen
Nijlen
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°10′N 04°39′E / 51.167°N 4.650°E / 51.167; 4.650Coordinates: 51°10′N 04°39′E / 51.167°N 4.650°E / 51.167; 4.650
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Mechelen
Government
 • Mayor Paul Verbeeck (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, NNU
Area
 • Total 39.09 km2 (15.09 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 22,065
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Postal codes 2560
Area codes 03, 014
Website www.nijlen.be

Nijlen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈnɛi̯lə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Bevel, Kessel and Nijlen proper. On January 1, 2006 Nijlen had a total population of 20,864. The total area is 39.09 km² which gives a population density of 534 inhabitants per km².

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Nijlen, church