Linter, Belgium

Linter (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɪntər]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Drieslinter, Melkwezer, Neerhespen (where the canine school of the Belgian police is situated), Neerlinter, Orsmaal-Gussenhoven, Overhespen and Wommersom. On January 1, 2006, Linter had a total population of 7,037. The total area is 36.38 km² which gives a population density of 193 inhabitants per km².

Linter
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Flag of Linter
Coat of arms of Linter
Linter is located in Belgium
Linter
Linter
Location in Belgium
Location of Linter in Flemish Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°03′E / 50.800°N 5.050°E / 50.800; 5.050Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°03′E / 50.800°N 5.050°E / 50.800; 5.050
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceFlemish Brabant
ArrondissementLeuven
Government
 • MayorMarc Wynants (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, sp.a
Area
 • Total36.37 km2 (14.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total7,255
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Postal codes
3350
Area codes011, 016
Websitewww.linter.be

The main economic activities of Linter are agricultural and commercial activities.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Hondshoven, Roger (2003), Woordenboek van het Melkwezers, Melkwezer
  3. ^ Peters, Jörg (2010), "The Flemish–Brabant dialect of Orsmaal–Gussenhoven", Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 40 (2): 239, doi:10.1017/S0025100310000083

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