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Merksplas

Merksplas
Municipality
Merksplas, straatzicht met kerk op achtergrond foto1 2010-10-03 14.08.JPG
Flag of Merksplas
Flag
Coat of arms of Merksplas
Coat of arms
Merksplas is located in Belgium
Merksplas
Merksplas
Location in Belgium
Location of Merksplas in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°22′N 04°52′E / 51.367°N 4.867°E / 51.367; 4.867
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementTurnhout
Government
 • MayorFrank Wilrycx [nl] (Leefbaar Merksplas)
 • Governing party/iesLeefbaar Merksplas
Area
 • Total44.56 km2 (17.20 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total8,626
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Postal codes2330
Area codes014, 03
Websitewww.merksplas.be

Merksplas (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɛrksplɑs]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises only the town of Merksplas proper. On January 1, 2016, Merksplas had a total population of 8,642. The total area is 44.56 km² which gives a population density of 194 inhabitants per km².

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