Zaventem

Infobox Belgium Municipality
name=Zaventem
picture=ZaventemGemeentehuis.jpg
picture-width=240px
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Flemish Brabant
arms=Wapenschild Zaventem.gif



region=BE-REG-FLE
community=BE-NL
province=BE-PROV-VB
arrondissement=Halle-Vilvoorde
nis=23094
pyramid-date=01/01/2006
0-19=24.12
20-64=58.90
65=16.98
foreigners=16.21
foreigners-date=01/07/2005
mayor=Francis Vermeiren (VLD)
majority=VLD, SP.A
postal-codes=1930, 1932, 1933
telephone-area=02
web= [http://www.zaventem.be/ www.zaventem.be]
lat_deg=50
lat_min=52
lon_deg=04
lon_min=28

Zaventem is a municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant, in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Nossegem, Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Sterrebeek and Zaventem proper. On January 1 2006 Zaventem had a total population of 28,651. The total area is 27.62 km² which gives a population density of 1,037 inhabitants per km².

Brussels Airport is located in this municipality as is Brussels American School (the United States Department of Defense school).

The official language is Dutch (as everywhere in Flanders). Small local minorities consist of nationals from many European Union-countries, USA and Canada, and from French-speakers. The French-speaking minority is represented by 6 members on the 29-seat local council.

An old name of the municipality is Saventhem.

Railway stations in the municipality include Zaventem, Brussels Airport and Nossegem.

The postal code of the municipality is 1930.

External links

* [http://www.zaventem.be Official website ] - Only available in Dutch
* [http://www.brusselsairport.be/ Brussels Airport] - Practical information in English


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