Sint-Katelijne-Waver

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Sint-Katelijne-Waver
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Sint-Katelijne-Waver
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Coat of arms of Sint-Katelijne-Waver
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Sint-Katelijne-Waver is located in Belgium
Sint-Katelijne-Waver
Sint-Katelijne-Waver
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°04′N 04°32′E / 51.067°N 4.533°E / 51.067; 4.533Coordinates: 51°04′N 04°32′E / 51.067°N 4.533°E / 51.067; 4.533
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Mechelen
Government
 • Mayor Kristof Sels (NVA)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V/N-VA, independent
Area
 • Total 36.12 km2 (13.95 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 20,349
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Postal codes 2860, 2861
Area codes 015, 03
Website www.sint-katelijne-waver.be

Sint-Katelijne-Waver (Dutch pronunciation: [s̪ɪn̪t̪ kɑt̪əˌl̪ɛɪ̯n̪ə ˈβ̞äːvər], old spelling: Kathelijne-Waver, French Wavre-Sainte-Catherine) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Waver and Sint-Katelijne-Waver proper. On January 1, 2006 Sint-Katelijne-Waver had a total population of 19,577. The total area is 36.12 km² which gives a population density of 542 inhabitants per km².

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Sint-Katelijne-Waver is a centre for market gardening and hosts a lot of greenhouses. The Mechelse Veilingen in Sint-Katelijne-Waver is the largest co-operative vegetable auction in Europe.

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Bekende inwoners

Publie Jasper Bart Cannaerts

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