Zonhoven

Zonhoven

Infobox Belgium Municipality
name=Zonhoven
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arms=ZonhovenSchild.png

region=BE-REG-FLE
community=BE-NL
province=BE-PROV-LI
arrondissement=Hasselt
nis=71066
pyramid-date=01/01/2006
0-19=22,86
20-64=63,06
65=14,08
foreigners=
foreigners-date=
mayor=Johny Deraeve (VLD)
majority=VLD - CD&V
parties=VLD
sp.a-Groen!
CD&V
Vlaams Belang
seats=25
10
7
5
3
sections-name=Zonhoven
sections-postal=3520
postal-codes=3520
telephone-area=011 - 089
web= [http://www.zonhoven.be/ www.zonhoven.be]
lat_deg=50
lat_min=59
lon_deg=5
lon_min=21

Zonhoven is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg near Hasselt. On January 1 2007 Zonhoven had a total population of 20,060. The total area is 39.34 km² which gives a population density of 506 inhabitants per km².

History

On November 18, 1833 the Treaty of Zonhoven was signed in the house named "De Franse Kroon" between representatives of Holland and Belgium to establish special regulations over the use of the Meuse River by the signatories.

Notable persons born in Zonhoven

* Jos Vandeloo (b. Zonhoven, 5 September 1925), writer

External links

* [http://www.zonhoven.be Official website ] - Available only in Dutch
* [http://www.zonhoven.nu Newssite] - Available only in Dutch


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