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Leopoldsburg (French: Bourg-Leopold) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006, Leopoldsburg had a total population of 14,403. The total area is 22.49 km² (8.68 sq mi) which gives a population density of 640 inhabitants per km² (1,658.7/sq mi). It is situated near the important military base at Beverloo Camp. The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Leopoldsburg proper and Heppen.

Leopoldsburg
Bourg-Léopold  (French)
Municipality
Leopoldsburg - Station.jpg
Flag of Leopoldsburg
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Coat of arms of Leopoldsburg
Coat of arms
Leopoldsburg is located in Belgium
Leopoldsburg
Leopoldsburg
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°07′N 05°15′E / 51.117°N 5.250°E / 51.117; 5.250Coordinates: 51°07′N 05°15′E / 51.117°N 5.250°E / 51.117; 5.250
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Limburg
Arrondissement Hasselt
Government
 • Mayor Wouter Beke (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies sp.a, CD&V
Area
 • Total 22.49 km2 (8.68 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 15,358
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 3970, 3971
Area codes 011

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