Stabroek

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Georgetown, Guyana was known as Stabroek prior to 1812.
Stabroek
Municipality of Belgium
Ravenhof castle in Stabroek-Putte
Ravenhof castle in Stabroek-Putte
Flag of Stabroek
Flag
Coat of arms of Stabroek
Coat of arms
Stabroek is located in Belgium
Stabroek
Stabroek
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°20′N 04°22′E / 51.333°N 4.367°E / 51.333; 4.367Coordinates: 51°20′N 04°22′E / 51.333°N 4.367°E / 51.333; 4.367
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Rik Frans (N-VA)
 • Governing party/ies N-VA, CD&V
Area
 • Total 21.51 km2 (8.31 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 18,028
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Postal codes 2940
Area codes 03
Website www.stabroek.be

Stabroek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈs̪t̪äːbruk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Hoevenen and Stabroek proper. On December 31, 2006 Stabroek had a total population of 17,618. The total area is 21.51 km² which gives a population density of 818 inhabitants per km². In 2008 Stabroek celebrated its 750 year old existence.

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