Zemst

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Zemst
Municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Zemst
Coat of arms
Zemst is located in Belgium
Zemst
Zemst
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°59′N 04°28′E / 50.983°N 4.467°E / 50.983; 4.467Coordinates: 50°59′N 04°28′E / 50.983°N 4.467°E / 50.983; 4.467
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • Mayor Bart Coopman (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, N-VA
Area
 • Total 42.85 km2 (16.54 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 22,249
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes 1980–1982
Area codes 015, 02, 016
Website www.zemst.be

Zemst (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈz̪ɛms̪t̪]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the villages of Elewijt, Eppegem, Hofstade, Weerde, Laar, Bos and Zemst proper. On January 1, 2006 Zemst had a total population of 21,327. The total area is 42.83 km² which gives a population density of 498 inhabitants per km².

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