Werchter

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Werchter
Werchter is located in Belgium
Werchter
Werchter
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°58′N 4°42′E / 50.967°N 4.700°E / 50.967; 4.700
Country Belgium
Region Flemish Region
Community Flemish Community
Province Flemish Brabant
Municipality Rotselaar
Population (1 January, 2013)[1]
 • Total 3,443

Werchter is a small village in Belgium which has been part of the municipality of Rotselaar since 1 January 1977. It is the site of Rock Werchter and the birthplace of painter Cornelius Van Leemputten. The origin of the Werchter's name is unknown, but is thought to be related to water.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bevolkingscijfers" (in Dutch). The Municipality of Rotselaar. Retrieved 2015-01-25. 
  2. ^ "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