Riemst

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Riemst
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Riemst
Flag
Riemst is located in Belgium
Riemst
Riemst
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°36′E / 50.800°N 5.600°E / 50.800; 5.600Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°36′E / 50.800°N 5.600°E / 50.800; 5.600
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Tongeren
Government
 • Mayor Mark Vos (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, N-VA
Area
 • Total 57.88 km2 (22.35 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 16,265
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Postal codes 3770
Area codes 012
Website www.riemst.be

Riemst (Limburgish: Riems) is place and a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg.

On January 1, 2006 Riemst had a total population of 15,963. The total area is 57.88 km² which gives a population density of 276 inhabitants per km².

Riemst was the site of the Battle of Lauffeld, fought in 1747.

Boroughs[edit]

Genoelselderen, Herderen, Kanne, Membruggen, Millen, Riemst, Val-Meer, Lafelt, Vlijtingen, Vroenhoven and Zichen-Zussen-Bolder

Gallery[edit]

Elderen (wine) castle at Genoelselderen
Neercanne castle at Kanne
Bridge Albert Canal near Vroenhoven
Albert Canal near Kanne

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