Boechout

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Boechout
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Location of Boechout
Boechout
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Boechout
Location in Belgium
Location of Boechout in Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°09′N04°29′E / 51.150°N 4.483°E / 51.150; 4.483
CountryFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
  MayorKoen T'Sijen (PRO Boechout&Vremde)
  Governing party/ies CD&V, PRO Boechout & Vremde, Groen-Gangmaker
Area
  Total20.71 km2 (8.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2020-01-01) [1]
  Total13,372
  Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Postal codes
2530, 2531
NIS code
11004
Area codes 03
Website www.boechout.be

Boechout (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbuxʌu̯t] ) is a municipality of Belgium located in the Flemish province of Antwerp.

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The municipality comprises the towns of Boechout proper and Vremde  [ nl ]. In 2021, Boechout had a total population of 13,526. The total area is 20.66 km2. [2]

Boechout also hosts the Sfinks Festival.

History

Boechout is first mentioned in 974 as Villa Buocholt and a possession of the Saint Bavo's Abbey in Ghent. It used to be part of the Duchy of Brabant. In 1357, Antwerp, Boechout, Hove and several other villages were acquired by the Count of Flanders, but was returned to Brabant in 1406. The village was severely damaged by war several times in the 16th century and again during World War I. [3] In 1977, the municipality Vremde  [ nl ] was merged into Boechout. [4]

Climate

Climate data for Boechout (1991−2020 normals)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Mean daily maximum °C (°F)6.6
(43.9)
7.6
(45.7)
11.1
(52.0)
15.3
(59.5)
18.9
(66.0)
21.7
(71.1)
23.7
(74.7)
23.6
(74.5)
20.0
(68.0)
15.3
(59.5)
10.3
(50.5)
7.0
(44.6)
15.1
(59.2)
Daily mean °C (°F)3.9
(39.0)
4.3
(39.7)
6.9
(44.4)
10.2
(50.4)
14.0
(57.2)
16.9
(62.4)
19.0
(66.2)
18.6
(65.5)
15.3
(59.5)
11.3
(52.3)
7.2
(45.0)
4.4
(39.9)
11.0
(51.8)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F)1.1
(34.0)
1.0
(33.8)
2.7
(36.9)
5.0
(41.0)
9.1
(48.4)
12.1
(53.8)
14.2
(57.6)
13.6
(56.5)
10.6
(51.1)
7.3
(45.1)
4.1
(39.4)
1.8
(35.2)
6.9
(44.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches)70.4
(2.77)
62.1
(2.44)
55.8
(2.20)
42.4
(1.67)
58.1
(2.29)
73.3
(2.89)
78.6
(3.09)
84.6
(3.33)
72.5
(2.85)
66.0
(2.60)
77.5
(3.05)
90.8
(3.57)
832.1
(32.76)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)12.311.110.48.69.69.910.310.49.610.812.413.7129.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 607713419021922022521116311666501,731
Source: Royal Meteorological Institute [5]

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