Ternat

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Ternat
Location in Belgium
Location of Ternat in Flemish Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°52′N04°11′E / 50.867°N 4.183°E / 50.867; 4.183 Coordinates: 50°52′N04°11′E / 50.867°N 4.183°E / 50.867; 4.183
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
  MayorMichel Vanderhasselt (CD&V en Volks)
  Governing party/iesCD&V en Volks, Voor Ternat
Area
  Total24.48 km2 (9.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total15,481
  Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes
1740-1742
Area codes 02, 053
Website www.ternat.be

Ternat (Dutch pronunciation: [tɛrˈnɑt] ) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the villages of Sint-Katherina-Lombeek, Ternat proper and Wambeek. It is also situated in the Pajottenland. On January 1, 2018 Ternat had a total population of 15.481. The total area is 24.48 km² which gives a population density of 597 inhabitants per km².

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The village of Ternat is the site of a medieval sandstone church and the 12th-century Kruikenburg Castle, extensively remodelled in the 17th century. [2] The local authority offices are housed in an 18th-century mansion. [3]

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References

  1. "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. Kasteel Kruikenburg, website Toerisme Vlaams Brabant, accessed 23 October 2015.
  3. Kasteel De Mot, Flemish Heritage Register. Accessed 23 October 2015.