Sint-Amands

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Sint-Amands
Municipality
Sint-Amands town hall
Sint-Amands town hall
Flag of Sint-Amands
Flag
Coat of arms of Sint-Amands
Coat of arms
Sint-Amands is located in Belgium
Sint-Amands
Sint-Amands
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°03′N 04°12′E / 51.050°N 4.200°E / 51.050; 4.200Coordinates: 51°03′N 04°12′E / 51.050°N 4.200°E / 51.050; 4.200
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province Antwerp
Arrondissement Mechelen
Government
 • Mayor Peter Van Hoeymissen (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 15.58 km2 (6.02 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 8,332
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Postal codes 2890
Area codes 052, 03
Website www.sint-amands.be

Sint-Amands (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌsɪnt ɑˈmɑnts]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp, Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Lippelo, Oppuurs and Sint-Amands proper, on January 1, 2006 Sint-Amands had a total population of 7,781. The total area is 15.58 km² which gives a population density of 500 inhabitants per km². Sint-Amands is located at the right bank of the Scheldt river.

Born in Sint-Amands[edit]

  • Emile Verhaeren, poet (1855-1916). He died through a train accident in Rouen (France) on November 27th 1916, his grave is located on the bank of the Scheldt river.

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