Ravels

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Ravels
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Ravels
Flag
Coat of arms of Ravels
Coat of arms
Ravels is located in Belgium
Ravels
Ravels
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°22′N 05°00′E / 51.367°N 5.000°E / 51.367; 5.000Coordinates: 51°22′N 05°00′E / 51.367°N 5.000°E / 51.367; 5.000
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
Government
 • Mayor Walter Luyten (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 94.99 km2 (36.68 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 14,515
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Postal codes 2380-2382
Area codes 014
Website www.ravels.be

Ravels (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈräːvəl̪s̪]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Poppel, Ravels proper and Weelde. On January 1, 2012 Ravels had a total population of 14,515. The total area is 94.99 km² which gives a population density of 153 inhabitants per km². A large proportion of its inhabitants are immigrants from The Netherlands.

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