Kampenhout

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Campenhout
BE Kampenhout municipality Nederokkerzeel village IMG 2865.JPG
Flag of Campenhout
Flag
Coat of arms of Campenhout
Coat of arms
Campenhout is located in Belgium
Campenhout
Campenhout
Location in Belgium
Location of Kampenhout in Flemish Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°57′N 04°33′E / 50.950°N 4.550°E / 50.950; 4.550Coordinates: 50°57′N 04°33′E / 50.950°N 4.550°E / 50.950; 4.550
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceFlemish Brabant
ArrondissementHalle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • MayorKris Croon
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, VLD
Area
 • Total33.49 km2 (12.93 sq mi)
Population
(2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total11,898
 • Density360/km2 (920/sq mi)
Postal codes
1910
Area codes016, 015
Websitewww.kampenhout.be

Kampenhout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkɑmpə(n)ɦʌu̯t]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Berg, Buken, Kampenhout proper and Nederokkerzeel. On 1 January 2006 Kampenhout had a total population of 10,956. The total area is 33.49 km² which gives a population density of 327 inhabitants per km².

Honorary citizenship has been bestowed upon Jules Penninckx, Armand Preud'homme, cyclist Raymond Impanis, singer Will Tura, athlete Kim Gevaert and Stef Maginelle.

Sabena Flight 548 crashed near Berg on 15 February 1961, killing all on board, as well as one person on the ground.

In Kampenhout the Brabant Center for Music Traditions is established. It shows a collection of traditional folk music and changing expositions.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Resonant, Centrum voor Muzikaal Erfgoed, Opening Brabants Centrum voor Muziektradities, 2011 (in Dutch)

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