Kalmthout

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Kalmthout
Municipality
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Kalmthout
Flag
Coat of arms of Kalmthout
Coat of arms
Kalmthout is located in Belgium
Kalmthout
Kalmthout
Location in Belgium
Location of Kalmthout in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°23′N 04°28′E / 51.383°N 4.467°E / 51.383; 4.467Coordinates: 51°23′N 04°28′E / 51.383°N 4.467°E / 51.383; 4.467
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Lukas Jacobs (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, VLD
Area
 • Total 59.45 km2 (22.95 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 18,490
 • Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Postal codes 2920
Area codes 03
Website www.kalmthout.be

Kalmthout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkɑlmtɦʌu̯t]) is a municipality in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the villages of Kalmthout, Achterbroek and Nieuwmoer. On January 1, 2007 Kalmthout had a population of 17,508. The total area is 59.45 square kilometres (22.95 sq mi). Kalmthout has a population density of 294 inhabitants per km².

In addition to Kalmthout itself, the municipality also contains the communities of Dorp-Heuvel, Heide, Achterbroek, and Nieuwmoer.

The Arboretum Kalmthout is one of Belgium's most beautiful botanical gardens. The Kalmthoutse Heide is a nature reserve of nearly 10,000 acres (40 km2) spanning the border between Belgium and the Netherlands.

Sightseeing

The "Kalmthoutse Heide" is a big natural park in Kalmthout. It is open to the public and has more that 15 different routes that can carry for 10s of kilometers.

Notable inhabitants


Achterbroek

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