Riemst

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Riemst
Municipality
Flag of Riemst
Flag
Coat of arms of Riemst
Coat of arms
Riemst is located in Belgium
Riemst
Riemst
Location in Belgium
Location of Riemst in Limburg
Riemst Limburg Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°36′E / 50.800°N 5.600°E / 50.800; 5.600Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°36′E / 50.800°N 5.600°E / 50.800; 5.600
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Tongeren
Government
 • Mayor Mark Vos (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 57.88 km2 (22.35 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 16,592
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Postal codes 3770
Area codes 012
Website www.riemst.be

Riemst (Limburgish: Riems) is place and a municipality in the Belgian province of Limburg.

On January 1, 2006 Riemst had a total population of 15,963. The total area is 57.88 km² which gives a population density of 276 inhabitants per km².

Riemst was the site of the Battle of Lauffeld, fought in 1747.

Boroughs

Genoelselderen, Herderen, Kanne, Membruggen, Millen, Riemst, Val-Meer, Lafelt, Vlijtingen, Vroenhoven and Zichen-Zussen-Bolder

Gallery

Elderen (wine) castle at Genoelselderen
Neercanne castle at Kanne
Bridge Albert Canal near Vroenhoven
Albert Canal near Kanne

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