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Putte

Putte
Municipality
Flag of Putte
Flag
Coat of arms of Putte
Coat of arms
Putte is located in Belgium
Putte
Putte
Location in Belgium
Location of Putte in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°03′N 04°38′E / 51.050°N 4.633°E / 51.050; 4.633
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceAntwerp
ArrondissementMechelen
Government
 • MayorChris De Veuster (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, N-VA
Area
 • Total34.96 km2 (13.50 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total17,379
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes2580
Area codes015, 03
Websitewww.putte.be

Putte (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈpɵtə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Putte, Beerzel, Grasheide and Peulis. The town of Putte is around 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of Mechelen. On January 1, 2018 Putte had a total population of 17,584. The total area is 34.96 km² which gives a population density of 503 inhabitants per km².

The Beerzelberg (51.60 m), which is the highest point of the Antwerp province, is located in Beerzel.

Putte should not be confused with Putte in the Kempen, split by the border into Putte, Netherlands and Putte, Kapellen.

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