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Merksplas
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Merksplas
Location in Belgium
Location of Merksplas in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°22′N04°52′E / 51.367°N 4.867°E / 51.367; 4.867 Coordinates: 51°22′N04°52′E / 51.367°N 4.867°E / 51.367; 4.867
CountryBelgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Turnhout
Government
  Mayor Frank Wilrycx  [ nl ] (Leefbaar Merksplas)
  Governing party/iesLeefbaar Merksplas
Area
  Total44.56 km2 (17.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total8,619
  Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Postal codes
2330
Area codes 014, 03
Website www.merksplas.be

Merksplas (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɛr(ə)ksplɑs] ) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises only the town of Merksplas proper. In 2021, Merksplas had a total population of 8,616. [2] The total area is 44.56 km².

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References

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  2. "Bevolking per statistische sector - Sector 12030D". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 10 May 2022.