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Werchter is a small village in Belgium, belonging to the municipality of Rotselaar. It is the site of the festival Rock Werchter. The origin of the place name is unknown but it's thought to be a watername.[1] It is the birthplace of painter Cornelius Van Leemputten.

  1. ^ "Geschiedenis" (in Dutch). The Municipality of Rotselaar. Retrieved 2007-07-05. 

Coordinates: 50°58′N 4°42′E / 50.967°N 4.700°E / 50.967; 4.700