Linter

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Linter
Municipality
Flag of Linter
Flag
Coat of arms of Linter
Coat of arms
Linter is located in Belgium
Linter
Linter
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°03′E / 50.800°N 5.050°E / 50.800; 5.050Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°03′E / 50.800°N 5.050°E / 50.800; 5.050
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Marc Wynants (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, sp.a
Area
 • Total 36.37 km2 (14.04 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 7,188
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Postal codes 3350
Area codes 011, 016
Website www.linter.be

Linter (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɪntər]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Drieslinter, Melkwezer, Neerhespen (where the canine school of the Belgian police is situated), Neerlinter, Orsmaal-Gussenhoven, Overhespen and Wommersom. On January 1, 2006, Linter had a total population of 7,037. The total area is 36.38 km² which gives a population density of 193 inhabitants per km².

The main economic activities of Linter are agricultural and commercial activities.

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  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ Peters, Jörg (2010), "The Flemish–Brabant dialect of Orsmaal–Gussenhoven", Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 40 (2): 239, doi:10.1017/S0025100310000083 

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