Zemst-Bos

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The center of the village, Het Spilt, as seen in February 2012

Zemst-Bos is a village in Flemish Brabant, Belgium. It is part of the municipality of Zemst and has about 1,000 inhabitants.

Het Zwartland is a hamlet of the village.

History[edit]

Until the late Middle Ages, the village was a large forest area. In the 13th and 14th century, the first large farms were built, especially created for cutting down forests in order to gain agricultural lands. In the late 18th century (1770's), the village had about 70 houses. Since the 1980s, lots of new houses were built and the total amount of villagers has reached a number of about 900.

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Coordinates: 50°58′20″N 4°25′20″E / 50.97222°N 4.42222°E / 50.97222; 4.42222