Waasmunster

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Waasmunster
Municipality
Waasmunster - centrum - Oost-Vlaanderen - Belgium.jpg
Flag of Waasmunster
Flag
Coat of arms of Waasmunster
Coat of arms
Waasmunster is located in Belgium
Waasmunster
Waasmunster
Location in Belgium
Location of Waasmunster in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°06′35″N 04°05′05″E / 51.10972°N 4.08472°E / 51.10972; 4.08472Coordinates: 51°06′35″N 04°05′05″E / 51.10972°N 4.08472°E / 51.10972; 4.08472
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Dendermonde
Government
 • Mayor Rik Daelman (VLD)
 • Governing party/ies VLD, CD&V/N-VA
Area
 • Total 31.93 km2 (12.33 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 10,749
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Postal codes 9250
Area codes 052 - 09 - 03
Website www.waasmunster.be

Waasmunster (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌʋaːsˈmɵnstər]) is a municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders, in Belgium. The municipality only comprises the town of Waasmunster proper. On January 1, 2011, Waasmunster had a total population of 10,499. The total area is 31.93 km² which gives a population density of 329 inhabitants per km².

Roosenberg Abbey, founded in the 13th century, is situated here.

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