Hoogstraten

Local nameHoogstraten
LocationBelgium (land mass), Belgium

For people with this surname, see HoogstratenHoogstraten is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises Hoogstraten, Meer, Meerle, Meersel-Dreef, Minderhout and Wortel.

Hoogstraten has a population of over 20,000, and lies in Flanders at the northern border of Belgium within an enclave surrounded on three sides by the Netherlands. Today, about 15% percent of the population consists of Dutch people.

The town is named after the hoge straat or "high road" – a military highway that linked the old towns of Antwerp and 's-Hertogenbosch. In the town’s early days, little trade existed.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoogstraten

Official Website https://www.hoogstraten.be/

Coordinates 51°23'55.759" N 4°45'46.404" E

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