Oud-Turnhout

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Oud-Turnhout
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Oud-Turnhout
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Coat of arms of Oud-Turnhout
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Oud-Turnhout is located in Belgium
Oud-Turnhout
Oud-Turnhout
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°19′N 04°59′E / 51.317°N 4.983°E / 51.317; 4.983Coordinates: 51°19′N 04°59′E / 51.317°N 4.983°E / 51.317; 4.983
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
Government
 • Mayor Jef Kersemans (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, Groen!, VLD
Area
 • Total 38.80 km2 (14.98 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 12,905
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Postal codes 2360
Area codes 014
Website www.oud-turnhout.be
Crosscountry De Liereman in Out-Turnhout

Oud-Turnhout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌʌu̯t ˈtʏrnɦʌu̯t]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality only comprises the town of Oud-Turnhout proper. On January 1, 2006 Oud-Turnhout had a total population of 12,653. The total area is 38.80 km² which gives a population density of 326 inhabitants per km².

There are 3 parishes: Zwaneven in the east, St. Bavo in the centre and Oosthoven in the North. Zwaneven is in the upmarket residential area referred to as "De Lint", where many Dutch people live, fleeing high taxes and strict building regulations in the Netherlands.[citation needed] Houses here are easily priced €750,000 and over.

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In the northern part of the village "The Liereman" is one of Flanders' largest nature reserves.

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