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Balen

Balen
Municipality
Flag of Balen
Flag
Coat of arms of Balen
Coat of arms
Balen is located in Belgium
Balen
Balen
Location in Belgium
Location of Balen in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°10′N 05°09′E / 51.167°N 5.150°E / 51.167; 5.150
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementTurnhout
Government
 • MayorJohan Leysen (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, SP.A
Area
 • Total72.88 km2 (28.14 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total22,356
 • Density310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Postal codes2490, 2491
Area codes014, 011
Websitewww.balen.be

Balen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbaːlə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Balen proper and Olmen. On 1 January 2011, Balen had a population of 21,305. Total area is 72.88 km², giving a population density of 283 inhabitants per km².

Famous inhabitants

Balen, church

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