Bocholt, Belgium

Bocholt is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006, Bocholt had a total population of 12,355. The total area is 59.34 km² which gives a population density of 208 inhabitants per km². Besides the historical Bocholt centre it also includes the parishes of Kaulillecity, Reppel and Lozen.

Bocholt
Bridge and lock on the Zuid-Willemsvaart in Lozen, Bocholt.

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Bocholt
Location in Belgium
Location of Bocholt in Limburg
Coordinates: 51°10′N 05°35′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceLimburg
ArrondissementMaaseik
Government
  MayorJos Claessens
  Governing party/iesNieuwe Unie, SPa
Area
  Total59.34 km2 (22.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total13,085
  Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Postal codes
3950
Area codes089
Websitewww.bocholt.be

The Priory of Our Lady of Klaarland of the Trappistins is located in Bocholt. Martens brewery, established in 1758, has the second highest production capacity in Belgium at 360 million litres per year.

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