Opwijk

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Opwijk
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Opwijk
Flag
Coat of arms of Opwijk
Coat of arms
Opwijk is located in Belgium
Opwijk
Opwijk
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°58′N 04°11′E / 50.967°N 4.183°E / 50.967; 4.183Coordinates: 50°58′N 04°11′E / 50.967°N 4.183°E / 50.967; 4.183
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • Mayor Lutgard Van Biesen-Van der Borght (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V/N-VA, INZET
Area
 • Total 19.69 km2 (7.60 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 13,679
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 1745
Area codes 052, 02
Website www.opwijk.be

Opwijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈ(ʔ)ɔpβ̞ɛɪ̯k]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Mazenzele and Opwijk proper. On January 1, 2012 Opwijk had a total population of 13,679. The total area is 19.69 km² which gives a population density of 690 inhabitants per km².

The town hall in Opwijk, building 1
The town hall in Opwijk, building 2
The church of Saint-Paul in the centre of Opwijk

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