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Title: Begijnendijk  
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Collection: Municipalities of Flemish Brabant
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Begijnendijk (Dutch pronunciation: ) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Begijnendijk proper and Betekom. On January 1, 2006, Begijnendijk had a total population of 9,400. The total area is 17.62 km² which gives a population density of 534 inhabitants per km². The official spoken language is Dutch.

Further reading

  • 2008 "De boerekes van Betekom" written by Bob Michiels
  • 2005 "Begijnendijk, dorp van kerkenbouwers"
  • 2003 "De vergane glorie van Betekom" written by Pascal Van Vlasselaer
  • 1997 "De parochies St. Lucia en St. Laurentius van Begijnendijk-Betekom voot 1901" written by H. Guislain
  • 1996 "Begijnendijk voor 1796" written by Geert Andries
  • 1996 "Betekom op de schoolbanken" written by Vermeulen-Vandenbussche, Trees
  • 1995 "Volkstelling van Betekom en Begijnendijk"
  • 1995 "Nota's uit de rekeningen der St.Laurentiuskerk: 1715, 1751,1757,1762,1775, XIXe en XXe eeuw"
  • 1995 "De oude molen van Betekom"
  • 1994 "Hoe Begijnendijk ontstond als aparte gemeente op 8 maart 1796"


External links

  • Media related to Category: at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website - Available only in Dutch
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