Sint-Katelijne-Waver

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Sint-Katelijne-Waver
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Sint-Katelijne-Waver
Location in Belgium
Location of Sint-Katelijne-Waver in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°04′N04°32′E / 51.067°N 4.533°E / 51.067; 4.533 Coordinates: 51°04′N04°32′E / 51.067°N 4.533°E / 51.067; 4.533
CountryBelgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Mechelen
Government
  MayorKristof Sels (NVA)
  Governing party/ies CD&V/N-VA, independent
Area
  Total36.12 km2 (13.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total20,870
  Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Postal codes
2860, 2861
Area codes 015, 03
Website www.sint-katelijne-waver.be

Sint-Katelijne-Waver (Dutch pronunciation: [sɪnt kaːtəˌlɛi̯nə ˈʋaːvər] , old spelling: Kathelijne-Waver, French Wavre-Sainte-Catherine) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Waver and Sint-Katelijne-Waver proper. In 2021, Sint-Katelijne-Waver had a total population of 21,197. [2] The total area is 36.12 km2. Roosendael, a ruined relic of a cistercian abbey is situated here and today hosts a youth and touristic centre with pleasant walkways.

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Economic activities

Sint-Katelijne-Waver is a centre for market gardening and has many greenhouses. The Mechelse Veilingen [3] in Sint-Katelijne-Waver is the largest co-operative vegetable auction in Europe.

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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 12035". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 10 May 2022.
  3. http://www.mv.be