Galmaarden

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Galmaarden
Municipality
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
GalmaardenLocatie.png
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
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • Mayor Pierre Deneyer (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 34.93 km2 (13.49 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 8,702
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Postal codes 1570
Area codes 054
Website www.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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