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Roosdaal (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈroːzdaːl]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Borchtlombeek, Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Lombeek, Pamel and Strijtem. It borders to four other municipalities:

Roosdaal
Municipality
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Flag of Roosdaal
Flag
Coat of arms of Roosdaal
Coat of arms
Roosdaal is located in Belgium
Roosdaal
Roosdaal
Location in Belgium
Location of Roosdaal in Flemish Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°51′N 04°05′E / 50.850°N 4.083°E / 50.850; 4.083Coordinates: 50°51′N 04°05′E / 50.850°N 4.083°E / 50.850; 4.083
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • Mayor Christine Hemerijckx (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 21.69 km2 (8.37 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 11,621
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Postal codes 1760, 1761
Area codes 054, 053, 02
Website www.roosdaal.be

On January 1, 2016, Roosdaal had a total population of 11,494. The total area is 21.69 km² which gives a population density of 530 inhabitants per km². Roosdaal is well known in Flanders for its berries through its annual strawberry convention.

In 2008, during a national television competition, Onze-lieve-vrouw-Lombeek was elected as "The most beautiful village in Flemish-Brabant", but it lost the overall Flemish competition to the town of Oud-Rekem.

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