Hove, Belgium

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Hove
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Hove
Location in Belgium
Location of Hove in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°09′N04°28′E / 51.150°N 4.467°E / 51.150; 4.467 Coordinates: 51°09′N04°28′E / 51.150°N 4.467°E / 51.150; 4.467
CountryBelgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
  MayorBart Van Couwenberge (N-VA)
  Governing party/ies N-VA, Fan Van Hove
Area
  Total5.99 km2 (2.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total8,115
  Density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Postal codes
2540
Area codes 03
Website www.hove.be

Hove (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦoːvə] ) is a municipality (gemeente) located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality only comprises the town of Hove proper. In 2021, Hove had a total population of 8,287. The total area is 5.99 km2. [2]

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The municipality lies approximately 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from the city of Antwerp, the capital of the province. It is a small community, and is said to be one of the most expensive areas in Belgium. Many people pay large sums of money to live there because it is one of the safest places in Belgium. As a consequence Hove ranks 5th on the list of Belgian municipalities by average annual income per capita in 2019. [3]

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