Schilde

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Schilde
Municipality
Sint-Guibertus church
Sint-Guibertus church
Flag of Schilde
Flag
Coat of arms of Schilde
Coat of arms
Schilde is located in Belgium
Schilde
Schilde
Location in Belgium
Location of Schilde in the province of Antwerp
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Coordinates: 51°14′N 04°34′E / 51.233°N 4.567°E / 51.233; 4.567Coordinates: 51°14′N 04°34′E / 51.233°N 4.567°E / 51.233; 4.567
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Antwerp
Government
 • Mayor Dirk Bauwens (N-VA)
 • Governing party/ies VLD, CD&V
Area
 • Total 35.99 km2 (13.90 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 19,516
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Postal codes 2970
Area codes 03
Website www.schilde.be

Schilde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsxɪldə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Schilde proper and 's-Gravenwezel, on January 1, 2006 Schilde had a total population of 19,575. The total area is 35.99 km² which gives a population density of 544 inhabitants per km². It has one of the highest per capita income levels in Flanders.

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