Boortmeerbeek

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Boortmeerbeek
Municipality
Church
Church
Flag of Boortmeerbeek
Flag
Coat of arms of Boortmeerbeek
Coat of arms
Boortmeerbeek is located in Belgium
Boortmeerbeek
Boortmeerbeek
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°59′N 04°34′E / 50.983°N 4.567°E / 50.983; 4.567Coordinates: 50°59′N 04°34′E / 50.983°N 4.567°E / 50.983; 4.567
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Michel Baert (Open VLD)
 • Governing party/ies VLD, CD&V
Area
 • Total 18.64 km2 (7.20 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 12,102
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Postal codes 3190, 3191
Area codes 015, 016
Website www.boortmeerbeek.be

Boortmeerbeek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌboːrtˈmeːrbeːk]) is a town in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Boortmeerbeek proper, Schiplaken and Hever. The total area is 18.64 km² which gives a population density of 620 inhabitants per km².

town hall

Related people[edit]

  • Jan van Muysen, built the church in 1451
  • Charles de Santa Cruz; knight, lord of Boortmeerbeek; married to Susanne de Molenare.
    • Juan Franscisco de Santa Cruz, Lord of Boortmeerbeek, married to Marie Antoinette Baltine Tucher.

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