Infobox Belgium Municipality
mayor=Francis Vermeiren (
postal-codes=1930, 1932, 1933
web= [http://www.zaventem.be/ www.zaventem.be]
Zaventem is a
municipalityin the province of Flemish Brabant, in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Nossegem, Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Sterrebeekand Zaventem proper. On January 1 2006Zaventem had a total population of 28,651. The total area is 27.62 km² which gives a population densityof 1,037 inhabitants per km². Brussels Airportis 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.
postal codeof the municipality is 1930.
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