Boechout

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Boechout
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Flag of Boechout
Flag
Coat of arms of Boechout
Coat of arms
Boechout is located in Belgium
Boechout
Boechout
Location in Belgium
Location of Boechout in Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°09′N 04°29′E / 51.150°N 4.483°E / 51.150; 4.483Coordinates: 51°09′N 04°29′E / 51.150°N 4.483°E / 51.150; 4.483
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementAntwerp
Government
 • MayorKoen T'Sijen (Spirit)[1]
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, Spirit, SP.a, Groen!
Area
 • Total20.66 km2 (7.98 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[2]
 • Total12,908
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes
2530, 2531
Area codes03
Websitewww.boechout.be

Boechout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbuxʌu̯t]) is a municipality of Belgium located in the Flemish province of Antwerp.

The municipality comprises the towns of Boechout proper and Vremde. On January 1, 2006 Boechout had a total population of 12,090. The total area is 20.66 km² which gives a population density of 585 inhabitants per km².[3]

Boechout also hosts the Sfinks Festival.

Famous inhabitants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "College van Burgemeester en Schepenen" (in Dutch). Gemeente Boechout. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012. Retrieved 2007-12-06.
  2. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  3. ^ "Kerncijfers voor de gemeente Boechout" (PDF) (in Dutch). F.O.D. Economie. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 7, 2012. Retrieved 2007-12-06.

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