Gooik

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Gooik
Gooik town hall
Gooik town hall
Flag of Gooik
Flag
Coat of arms of Gooik
Coat of arms
Gooik is located in Belgium
Gooik
Gooik
Location in Belgium
Location of Gooik in Flemish Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°48′N 04°07′E / 50.800°N 4.117°E / 50.800; 4.117Coordinates: 50°48′N 04°07′E / 50.800°N 4.117°E / 50.800; 4.117
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceFlemish Brabant
ArrondissementHalle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • MayorMichel Doomst (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total39.70 km2 (15.33 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total9,238
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Postal codes
1755
Area codes054, 02
Websitewww.gooik.be

Gooik (Dutch pronunciation: [ɣoːi̯k]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Gooik proper, Kester, Leerbeek, Strijland and Oetingen. On January 1, 2006 Gooik had a total population of 8,895. The total area is 39.70 km² which gives a population density of 224 inhabitants per km².

Church in the centre of Gooik

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