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Holsbeek (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɔlzbeːk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Holsbeek proper, Kortrijk-Dutsel (nl), Nieuwrode (nl) and Sint-Pieters-Rode (nl). On January 1, 2006, Holsbeek had a total population of 9,205. The total area is 38.50 km² which gives a population density of 239 inhabitants per km².

Holsbeek
Municipality
The chapel of Saint Joseph, near Sint-Pieters-Rode, Holsbeek
The chapel of Saint Joseph, near Sint-Pieters-Rode, Holsbeek
Flag of Holsbeek
Flag
Coat of arms of Holsbeek
Coat of arms
Holsbeek is located in Belgium
Holsbeek
Holsbeek
Location in Belgium
Location of Holsbeek in Flemish Brabant
HolsbeekLocatie.png
Coordinates: 50°55′N 04°46′E / 50.917°N 4.767°E / 50.917; 4.767Coordinates: 50°55′N 04°46′E / 50.917°N 4.767°E / 50.917; 4.767
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
Government
 • Mayor Hans Eyssen (CD&V-CP)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V-CP, sp.a, NIEUW
Area
 • Total 38.50 km2 (14.86 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 9,920
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Postal codes 3220, 3221
Area codes 016
Website www.holsbeek.be

The best known historical landmark of the municipality is the medieval castle of Horst.[citation needed]

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