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Encyclopedia > Alken
Municipal flag Alken
Coat of arms Location of Alken in Limburg
Geography
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community of Belgium flag Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region flag Flemish Region
Province Belgian province of Limburg flag Limburg
Arrondissement Tongeren
Coordinates 50°52′N 05°18′E / 50.867, 5.3Coordinates: 50°52′N 05°18′E / 50.867, 5.3
Area 28.14 km²
Population (Source: NIS)
Population
– Males
– Females
- Density
11,048 (01/01/2006)
50.28%
49.72%
393 inhab./km²
Economy
Unemployment rate 7.48% (01/01/2006)
Mean annual income 13,623 €/pers. (2003)
Government
Mayor Hendrik Verbrugge (CD&V)
Governing parties CD&V, VLD, SP.A
Other information
Postal codes 3570
Area codes 011
Web address www.alken.be

Alken is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. On January 1, 2006 Alken had a total population of 11,048 (5,555 males and 5,493 females). The total area is 28.14 km² which gives a population density of 392.61 inhabitants per km². Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links RedDot. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including independent states (both those that are internationally recognised and generally unrecognised), inhabited dependent territories and areas of special sovereignty. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Belgium is a federal state and is composed of three communities, three regions, and four linguistic regions. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Flanders. ... the Flemish community has jurisdiction over Flanders and over the Dutch language institutions in Brussels. ... Belgium is a federal state and is composed of three communities, three regions, and four linguistic regions. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Flanders. ... The Flemish region is one of the three official regions of the Kingdom of Belgium (alongside the Walloon Region and the Brussels-Capital Region). ... Belgium is a federal state and is composed of three communities, three regions, and four linguistic regions. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Limburg is the easternmost province of Flanders (which is one of the three regions of Belgium), and is located west of the Meuse river. ... This is a list of Belgian administrative arrondissements or districts. ... The Arrondissement of Tongeren (Dutch: ; French: ) is one of the three administrative arrondissements in the Province of Limburg, Belgium. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Statistics Belgium is the main official statistical institution in Belgian offering a large choice of figures. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... A coalition is an alliance among entities, during which they cooperate in joint action, each in their own self-interest. ... This is a list of postal codes for Belgium. ... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... A website (alternatively, Web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP, a... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... Limburg is the easternmost province of Flanders (which is one of the three regions of Belgium), and is located west of the Meuse river. ... Hasselt municipality and district in the province Limburg Hasselt is a Belgian city and municipality, and capital of the Flemish province of Limburg. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...


External links

  • Official website - Available only in Dutch



Municipalities in the Province of Limburg, Flanders, Belgium
Hasselt: As | Beringen | Diepenbeek | Genk | Gingelom | Halen | Ham | Hasselt | Herk-de-Stad | Heusden-Zolder | Leopoldsburg | Lummen | Nieuwerkerken | Opglabbeek | Sint-Truiden | Tessenderlo | Zonhoven | Zutendaal |
Maaseik: Bocholt | Bree | Dilsen-Stokkem | Hamont-Achel | Hechtel-Eksel | Houthalen-Helchteren | Kinrooi | Lommel | Maaseik | Meeuwen-Gruitrode | Neerpelt | Overpelt | Peer
Tongeren: Alken | Bilzen | Borgloon | Heers | Herstappe | Hoeselt | Kortessem | Lanaken | Maasmechelen | Riemst | Tongeren | Voeren | Wellen |

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