Gooik (Dutch pronunciation: [ɣoːi̯k]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Gooik proper, Kester, Leerbeek, Strijland and Oetingen. It is also situated in the Pajottenland. On January 1, 2006 Gooik had a total population of 8,895. The total area is 39.70 km² which gives a population density of 224 inhabitants per km².

Gooik
Gooik town hall
Gooik town hall
Flag of Gooik
Flag
Coat of arms of Gooik
Coat of arms
Gooik is located in Belgium
Gooik
Gooik
Location in Belgium
Location of Gooik in Flemish Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°48′N 04°07′E / 50.800°N 4.117°E / 50.800; 4.117Coordinates: 50°48′N 04°07′E / 50.800°N 4.117°E / 50.800; 4.117
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceFlemish Brabant
ArrondissementHalle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • MayorMichel Doomst (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total39.70 km2 (15.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total9,236
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Postal codes
1755
Area codes054, 02
Websitewww.gooik.be
Church in the centre of Gooik

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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