Rijkevorsel

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Rijkevorsel
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Rijkevorsel
Flag
Coat of arms of Rijkevorsel
Coat of arms
Rijkevorsel is located in Belgium
Rijkevorsel
Rijkevorsel
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°21′N 04°46′E / 51.350°N 4.767°E / 51.350; 4.767Coordinates: 51°21′N 04°46′E / 51.350°N 4.767°E / 51.350; 4.767
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
Government
 • Mayor Dorien Cuylaerts (N-VA)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, sp.a, VORSEL
Area
 • Total 46.79 km2 (18.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 11,434
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Postal codes 2310
Area codes 03, 014
Website www.rijkevorsel.be

Rijkevorsel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌrɛɪ̯kəˈvɔrs̪əl̪]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the town of Rijkevorsel, Achtel, Sint-Jozef-Rijkevorsel and Gammel. On January 1, 2006 Rijkevorsel had a total population of 10,674. The total area is 46.79 km² which gives a population density of 228 inhabitants per km².

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