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
Location of Boortmeerbeek in Flemish Brabant
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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 2017)[1]
 • Total 12,192
 • 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

  • 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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