Arrondissement of Turnhout

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Arrondissement of Turnhout
Arrondissement Turnhout
Arrondissement
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Location of the arrondissement in Antwerp
Coordinates: 51°19′N4°55′E / 51.32°N 4.92°E / 51.32; 4.92 Coordinates: 51°19′N4°55′E / 51.32°N 4.92°E / 51.32; 4.92
CountryFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Region Flag of Flanders.svg  Flemish Region
Province Flag of Antwerp.svg  Antwerp
Municipalities 27
Area
  Total 1,356.86 km2 (523.89 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)
  Total 455,677
  Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Arrondissement of Turnhout (Dutch : Arrondissement Turnhout; French : Arrondissement de Turnhout) is one of the three administrative arrondissements in the Province of Antwerp, Belgium. It is both an administrative and a judicial arrondissement. The territory of the Judicial Arrondissement of Turnhout coincides with that of the Administrative Arrondissement of Turnhout and part of the Campine region.

Dutch language West Germanic language

Dutch(Nederlands ) is a West Germanic language spoken by around 23 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting the majority of people in the Netherlands and Belgium. It is the third most widely spoken Germanic language, after its close relatives English and German.

French language Romance language

French is a Romance language of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. French evolved from Gallo-Romance, the spoken Latin in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d'oïl—languages historically spoken in northern France and in southern Belgium, which French (Francien) has largely supplanted. French was also influenced by native Celtic languages of Northern Roman Gaul like Gallia Belgica and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders. Today, owing to France's past overseas expansion, there are numerous French-based creole languages, most notably Haitian Creole. A French-speaking person or nation may be referred to as Francophone in both English and French.

Arrondissements of Belgium are subdivisions below the provinces of Belgium. There are administrative, judicial and electoral arrondissements. These may or may not relate to identical geographical areas.

Municipalities

The Administrative Arrondissement of Turnhout consists of the following municipalities:

Municipality An administrative division having corporate status and usually some powers of self-government or jurisdiction

A municipality is usually a single administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and regional laws to which it is subordinate. It is to be distinguished (usually) from the county, which may encompass rural territory or numerous small communities such as towns, villages and hamlets.

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