Galmaarden

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Galmaarden
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Galmaarden
Flag
Coat of arms of Galmaarden
Coat of arms
Galmaarden is located in Belgium
Galmaarden
Galmaarden
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°45′N 03°58′E / 50.750°N 3.967°E / 50.750; 3.967Coordinates: 50°45′N 03°58′E / 50.750°N 3.967°E / 50.750; 3.967
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • Mayor Pierre Deneyer (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 34.93 km2 (13.49 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 8,535
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Postal codes 1570
Area codes 054
Website www.galmaarden.be

Galmaarden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣ̟ɑl̪mäːrd̪ən̪]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Galmaarden proper, Tollembeek and Vollezele. On January 1, 2006 Galmaarden had a total population of 8,058. The total area is 34.93 km² which gives a population density of 231 inhabitants per km². Galmaarden is the current home of the comedian Urbanus, who has a statue in Tollembeek.

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