Borgloon

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Borgloon
Looz (French)
Municipality
Borgloon city hall
Borgloon city hall
Flag of Borgloon
Flag
Coat of arms of Borgloon
Coat of arms
Borgloon is located in Belgium
Borgloon
Borgloon
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°20′E / 50.800°N 5.333°E / 50.800; 5.333Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°20′E / 50.800°N 5.333°E / 50.800; 5.333
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Tongeren
Government
 • Mayor Danny Deneuker (SP.A)
 • Governing party/ies SP.A, N-VA and CD&V
Area
 • Total 51.12 km2 (19.74 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 10,495
 • Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Postal codes 3840
Area codes 012
Website www.borgloon.be

Borgloon (French: Looz) is a city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006, Borgloon had a total population of 10,152. The total area is 51.12 km² which gives a population density of 199 inhabitants per km². Borgloon gave its name to the former county of Loon.

The municipality includes the following 13 sub-municipalities: Bommershoven, Borgloon proper, Broekom, Gors-Opleeuw, Gotem, Groot-Loon, Hendrieken, Hoepertingen, Jesseren, Kerniel, Kuttekoven, Rijkel, and Voort.

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