Ranst

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Ranst
Vlandern Antwerpen Ranst-Broechem E34 E313 Albertkanaal from southwest IMG 4056.JPG
Flag of Ranst
Flag
Coat of arms of Ranst
Coat of arms
Ranst is located in Belgium
Ranst
Ranst
Location in Belgium
Location of Ranst in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°12′N 04°33′E / 51.200°N 4.550°E / 51.200; 4.550Coordinates: 51°12′N 04°33′E / 51.200°N 4.550°E / 51.200; 4.550
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementAntwerp
Government
 • MayorLode Hofmans (Open Vld)
 • Governing party/iesOpen Vld, CD&V
Area
 • Total43.58 km2 (16.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total18,981
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Postal codes
2520
Area codes03
Websitewww.ranst.be

Ranst (Dutch pronunciation: [rɑnst]) is a municipality in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Broechem (townhall), Emblem, Oelegem, and Ranst (postoffice) proper. On January 1, 2006, Ranst had a total population of 17,827. The total area is 43.58 km2 (16.83 sq mi), which gives a population density of 409 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,060/sq mi).

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  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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