Balen

municipality in Antwerp, Belgium

Balen is a municipality in the Belgian province of Antwerp.

Balen
The church of Balen
The church of Balen
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; 5.150Coordinates: 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 2016)[1]
 • Total22,168
 • Density300/km2 (790/sq mi)
Postal codes
2490, 2491
Area codes014, 011
Websitewww.balen.be

In 2007, 20379 people lived there.[2]

It is at 51° 10 North, 05° 10 East.[3]

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