Wommelgem

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Wommelgem
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Selsaete castle in Wommelgem
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Wommelgem
Location in Belgium
Location of Wommelgem in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°12′N04°31′E / 51.200°N 4.517°E / 51.200; 4.517 Coordinates: 51°12′N04°31′E / 51.200°N 4.517°E / 51.200; 4.517
CountryBelgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
  MayorFrank Gys (N-VA)
  Governing party/ies N-VA, Gemeentebelangen
Area
  Total13.01 km2 (5.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total12,893
  Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Postal codes
2160
Area codes 03
Website www.wommelgem.be

Wommelgem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɔməlɣɛm] ) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality only comprises the town of Wommelgem proper. In 2021, Wommelgem had a total population of 12,991. [2] The total area is 13.01 km².

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Economy

Wommelgem is one of 25 municipalities within the Albert Canal economic network (Economisch Netwerk Albertkanaal).

The hardware store-chain Hubo Belgium is headquartered in Wommelgem.

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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 11052". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 11 May 2022.