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Flag of Arendonk
Coat of arms of Arendonk
Coat of arms
Arendonk is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°19′N 05°05′E / 51.317°N 5.083°E / 51.317; 5.083Coordinates: 51°19′N 05°05′E / 51.317°N 5.083°E / 51.317; 5.083
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
 • Mayor Nest Buijs (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, sp.a
 • Total 55.38 km2 (21.38 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 13,142
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Postal codes 2370
Area codes 014

Arendonk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːrəndɔŋk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises only the town of Arendonk proper. On January 1, 2016 Arendonk had a total population of 13,142. The total area is 55.38 km² which gives a population density of 237 inhabitants per km².

The spoken language is Kempenlands (an East Brabantian dialect, which is very similar to colloquial Dutch).[2]


The nickname for a person living in Arendonk is "Telowerelè'er" meaning dish-licker. A statue personating the nickname is located in proximity of the Toremansmolen windmill, another attraction. The mill is still operational and can be visited regularly. The mayor of this city is called Kristof Hendrickx.

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  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ Jos & Cor Swanenberg: Taal in stad en land: Oost-Brabants, ISBN 9012090105
  3. ^ "35ème Tour de France 1948" (in French). Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 1 March 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 

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