Rumst (Dutch pronunciation: [rʏmst], old spelling: Rumpst) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. Since 1976 the municipality not only comprises Rumst proper but also the towns of Reet (old spelling: Reeth) and Terhagen, which were independent municipalities before that year.
|• Mayor||Jurgen Callaerts (N-VA)|
|• Governing party/ies||N-VA, CD&V-3D|
|• Total||19.90 km2 (7.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|Area codes||03, 015|
Industry in Rumst, like Boom, was heavily focused around the production of clay products like bricks. This industry has largely disappeared after 1970.
On January 1, 2006, Rumst had a total population of 14,628. The total area is 19.90 km² (7.7 sq mi) which gives a population density of 735 inhabitants per km² (1899.7/sq mi).
- "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.