Ganshoren

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Ganshoren
Ganshoren town hall
Ganshoren town hall
Flag of Ganshoren
Flag
Coat of arms of Ganshoren
Coat of arms
Ganshoren is located in Belgium
Ganshoren
Ganshoren
Location in Belgium
Ganshoren municipality in the Brussels-Capital Region
Bruxelles-Capitale Ganshoren.svg
Coordinates: 50°52′N 04°19′E / 50.867°N 4.317°E / 50.867; 4.317Coordinates: 50°52′N 04°19′E / 50.867°N 4.317°E / 50.867; 4.317
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
French Community
RegionBrussels
ArrondissementBrussels
Government
 • MayorPierre Kompany (CDH)
Area
 • Total2.46 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total24,596
 • Density10,000/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
Postal codes
1083
Area codes02
Websitewww.ganshoren.be

Ganshoren (French pronunciation: [ɡɑ̃soˈʁen]; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣɑnsˌɦoːrə(n)] (About this soundlisten)) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.

On January 1, 2006, the municipality had a total population of 20,970. The total area is 2.46 km² which gives a population density of 8,541 inhabitants per km². In common with all the Brussels municipalities, it is legally bilingual (French–Dutch).

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