Ham, Belgium

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Ham
Municipality
Flag of Ham
Flag
Coat of arms of Ham
Coat of arms
Ham is located in Belgium
Ham
Ham
Location in Belgium
Location of Ham in Limburg
Ham Limburg Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 51°06′N 05°08′E / 51.100°N 5.133°E / 51.100; 5.133Coordinates: 51°06′N 05°08′E / 51.100°N 5.133°E / 51.100; 5.133
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceLimburg
ArrondissementHasselt
Government
 • MayorDirk De Vis (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, SP.A, Groen!
Area
 • Total32.69 km2 (12.62 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total10,733
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Postal codes3945
Area codes013 - 011
Websitewww.ham.be

Ham is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006, Ham had a total population of 9,705. The total area is 32.69 km2 (13 sq mi) which gives a population density of 297 inhabitants per km².

Demographics[edit]

Year Population Male population Female population Density
2002 9,387 4,703 4,684 284.71/km²

In August, 2008 the population of Ham exceeded 10,000 inhabitants.

Fusion[edit]

The municipality of Ham was created January 1977 by the fusion of the municipalities of Oostham and Kwaadmechelen.

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