Ravels (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈraːvəls]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Poppel, Ravels proper and Weelde. On January 1, 2012 Ravels had a total population of 14,515. The total area is 94.99 km² which gives a population density of 153 inhabitants per km². A large proportion of its inhabitants are immigrants from The Netherlands.

Ravels
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Flag of Ravels
Flag
Coat of arms of Ravels
Coat of arms
Ravels is located in Belgium
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Ravels
Location in Belgium
Location of Ravels in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°22′N 05°00′E / 51.367°N 5.000°E / 51.367; 5.000Coordinates: 51°22′N 05°00′E / 51.367°N 5.000°E / 51.367; 5.000
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementTurnhout
Government
 • MayorWalter Luyten (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total94.99 km2 (36.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total14,871
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Postal codes
2380-2382
Area codes014
Websitewww.ravels.be

The town hall and the municipal services are located in Weelde.

ReferencesEdit

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

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