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Lummen

Lummen
Kiosk - Lummen - België.jpg
Flag of Lummen
Flag
Coat of arms of Lummen
Coat of arms
Lummen is located in Belgium
Lummen
Lummen
Location in Belgium
Location of Lummen in Limburg
Lummen Limburg Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°59′N 05°12′E / 50.983°N 5.200°E / 50.983; 5.200Coordinates: 50°59′N 05°12′E / 50.983°N 5.200°E / 50.983; 5.200
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceLimburg
ArrondissementHasselt
Government
 • MayorLuc Wouters (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, sp.a
Area
 • Total53.38 km2 (20.61 sq mi)
Population
(2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total14,762
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Postal codes
3560
Area codes013, 011
Websitewww.lummen.be

Lummen is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. On January 1, 2006, Lummen had a total population of 13,691. The total area is 53.38 km² which gives a population density of 256 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Lummen proper, Meldert en Linkhout. In addition, it includes the following hamlets: Geneiken, Genenbos, Gestel, Goeslaar, Groenlaren, Laren, Mellaer, Molem, Oostereinde, Rekhoven, Schalbroek, and Thiewinkel.

Kasteel Lagendal is situated in this municipality.

The historic coat of arms features the crests of the Houses of Arenberg, La Marck and Arrazola de Oñate. In 2008 however, the municipality chose to use a new logo on its official documents instead.

References

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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