Galmaarden

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Galmaarden
Vollezele
Vollezele
Flag of Galmaarden
Flag
Coat of arms of Galmaarden
Coat of arms
Galmaarden is located in Belgium
Galmaarden
Galmaarden
Location in Belgium
Location of Galmaarden in Flemish Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°45′N 03°58′E / 50.750°N 3.967°E / 50.750; 3.967Coordinates: 50°45′N 03°58′E / 50.750°N 3.967°E / 50.750; 3.967
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceFlemish Brabant
ArrondissementHalle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • MayorPierre Deneyer (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total34.93 km2 (13.49 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total8,702
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Postal codes
1570
Area codes054
Websitewww.galmaarden.be

Galmaarden (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣɑlmaːrdə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Galmaarden proper, Tollembeek and Vollezele. On January 1, 2006, Galmaarden had a total population of 8,058. The total area is 34.93 km² which gives a population density of 231 inhabitants per km². Galmaarden is the current home of the comedian Urbanus, who has a statue in Tollembeek.

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