Schilde

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Schilde
Municipality
Sint-Guibertus church
Sint-Guibertus church
Flag of Schilde
Flag
Coat of arms of Schilde
Coat of arms
Schilde is located in Belgium
Schilde
Schilde
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°14′N 04°34′E / 51.233°N 4.567°E / 51.233; 4.567Coordinates: 51°14′N 04°34′E / 51.233°N 4.567°E / 51.233; 4.567
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Dirk Bauwens (N-VA)
 • Governing party/ies VLD, CD&V
Area
 • Total 35.99 km2 (13.90 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 19,472
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Postal codes 2970
Area codes 03
Website www.schilde.be

Schilde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsxɪldə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Schilde proper and 's-Gravenwezel. On January 1, 2006 Schilde had a total population of 19,575. The total area is 35.99 km² which gives a population density of 544 inhabitants per km². It has one of the highest per capita income levels in Flanders.

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