Place:Essen, Antwerpen, Belgium


Alt namesEsschensource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.467°N 4.467°E
Located inAntwerpen, Belgium
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Essen is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Essen Centrum, Heikant, Horendonk, Wildert, Statie en Hoek. On January 1, 2007 Essen had a total population of 17,143. The total area is 47.48 km² which gives a population density of 358 inhabitants per km².

The town is near the border with the Netherlands. It has a railway station; going north it is the last one in Belgium. The station before Essen is Wildert railway station, in the village of Wildert another station in Essen. The next station is Roosendaal, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

The Grand Prix Rouwmoer is a cyclo-cross race held in December, which is part of the BPost Bank Trophy.

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