Roosdaal(Redirected from Strijtem)
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:
|• Mayor||Christine Hemerijckx (CD&V)|
|• Governing party/ies||CD&V|
|• Total||21.69 km2 (8.37 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2017)|
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Postal codes||1760, 1761|
|Area codes||054, 053, 02|
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.
- Frans Van Cauwelaert (b. 10 January 1880 – 17 May 1961), politician and lawyer.