Wommelgem

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Wommelgem
Municipality of Belgium
Selsaete castle in Wommelgem
Selsaete castle in Wommelgem
Coat of arms of Wommelgem
Coat of arms
Wommelgem is located in Belgium
Wommelgem
Wommelgem
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°12′N 04°31′E / 51.200°N 4.517°E / 51.200; 4.517Coordinates: 51°12′N 04°31′E / 51.200°N 4.517°E / 51.200; 4.517
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Walter Van Der Plaetsen (VLD)
 • Governing party/ies VLD, CD&V
Area
 • Total 13.01 km2 (5.02 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 12,386
 • Density 950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Postal codes 2160
Area codes 03
Website www.wommelgem.be

Wommelgem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈβ̞ɔməl̪ɣ̟ɛm]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality only comprises the town of Wommelgem proper. On January 1, 2006 Wommelgem had a total population of 12,126. The total area is 13.01 km² which gives a population density of 932 inhabitants per km².

Wommelgem is one of 25 municipalities within the Albert Canal economic network (Economisch Netwerk Albertkanaal).

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