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Riemst (Limburgish: Riems) is place and a municipality in the Belgian province of Limburg.

Riemst
Flag of Riemst
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Coat of arms of Riemst
Coat of arms
Riemst is located in Belgium
Riemst
Riemst
Location in Belgium
Location of Riemst in Limburg
Riemst Limburg Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°36′E / 50.800°N 5.600°E / 50.800; 5.600Coordinates: 50°48′N 05°36′E / 50.800°N 5.600°E / 50.800; 5.600
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceLimburg
ArrondissementTongeren
Government
 • MayorMark Vos (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total57.88 km2 (22.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total16,665
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Postal codes
3770
Area codes012
Websitewww.riemst.be

On January 1, 2006 Riemst had a total population of 15,963. The total area is 57.88 km² which gives a population density of 276 inhabitants per km².

Riemst was the site of the Battle of Lauffeld, fought in 1747.

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BoroughsEdit

Genoelselderen, Herderen, Kanne, Membruggen, Millen, Riemst, Val-Meer, Lafelt, Vlijtingen, Vroenhoven and Zichen-Zussen-Bolder

 
Riemst located in the province of Limburg

GalleryEdit

 
Elderen (wine) castle at Genoelselderen
 
Neercanne castle at Kanne
 
Bridge Albert Canal near Vroenhoven
 
Albert Canal near Kanne

ReferencesEdit

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

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