Sint-Katelijne-Waver

Sint-Katelijne-Waver (Dutch pronunciation: [sɪnt kaːtəˌlɛi̯nə ˈʋaːvər], old spelling: Kathelijne-Waver, French Wavre-Sainte-Catherine) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Waver and Sint-Katelijne-Waver proper. On January 1, 2006, Sint-Katelijne-Waver had a total population of 19,577. The total area is 36.12 km² which gives a population density of 542 inhabitants per km². Roosendael, a ruined relic of a cistercian abbey is situated here and today hosts a youth and touristic centre with pleasant walkways.

Sint-Katelijne-Waver
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Sint-Katelijne-Waver is located in Belgium
Sint-Katelijne-Waver
Sint-Katelijne-Waver
Location in Belgium
Location of Sint-Katelijne-Waver in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°04′N 04°32′E / 51.067°N 4.533°E / 51.067; 4.533Coordinates: 51°04′N 04°32′E / 51.067°N 4.533°E / 51.067; 4.533
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementMechelen
Government
 • MayorKristof Sels (NVA)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V/N-VA, independent
Area
 • Total36.12 km2 (13.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total20,870
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Postal codes
2860, 2861
Area codes015, 03
Websitewww.sint-katelijne-waver.be

Economic activitiesEdit

Sint-Katelijne-Waver is a centre for market gardening and has many greenhouses. The Mechelse Veilingen[2] in Sint-Katelijne-Waver is the largest co-operative vegetable auction in Europe.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.mv.be

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