Place:Grimbergen, Brabant, Belgium

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NameGrimbergen
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates50.933°N 4.367°E
Located inBrabant, Belgium
Also located inVlaams-Brabant, Vlaanderen, Belgium    
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Grimbergen is a municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant, in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Beigem, Grimbergen, Humbeek and Strombeek-Bever. On January 1, 2006 Grimbergen had a total population of 33,965. The total area is 38.61 km² which gives a population density of 880 inhabitants per km². Grimbergen is located in the Dutch language area of Belgium. The French-speaking minority is represented by 4 members on the 30-seat local council. Grimbergen is mostly known for its Norbertine abbey and the beer first brewed there.

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