Balen

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Balen
Location in Belgium
Location of Balen in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°10′N05°09′E / 51.167°N 5.150°E / 51.167; 5.150 Coordinates: 51°10′N05°09′E / 51.167°N 5.150°E / 51.167; 5.150
CountryBelgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
Government
  MayorJohan Leysen (CD&V)
  Governing party/ies CD&V, SP.A
Area
  Total72.88 km2 (28.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total22,426
  Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Postal codes
2490, 2491
Area codes 014, 011
Website www.balen.be

Balen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbaːlə(n)] ) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Balen proper and Olmen. In 2021, Balen had a population of 22,853. Total area is 72.88 km². [2]

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References

  1. "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. "Bevolking per statistische sector - Sector 13003". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 9 May 2022.