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Hoeilaart
"Municipality
""Hoeilaart Town Hall
Hoeilaart Town Hall
""Flag of Hoeilaart
Flag
""Coat of arms of Hoeilaart
Coat of arms
""Hoeilaart is located in Belgium
Hoeilaart
Hoeilaart
Location in Belgium
Location of Hoeilaart in Flemish Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°46′N 04°28′E / 50.767°N 4.467°E / 50.767; 4.467"Coordinates: 50°46′N 04°28′E / 50.767°N 4.467°E / 50.767; 4.467
Country "Belgium
"Community "Flemish Community
"Region "Flemish Region
"Province "Flemish Brabant
"Arrondissement "Halle-Vilvoorde
Government
 • Mayor Tim Vandenput (nl) (VLD)
 • Governing party/ies "VLD, PW
Area
 • Total 20.43 km2 (7.89 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 11,104
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
"Postal codes 1560
"Area codes 02
Website www.hoeilaart.be

Hoeilaart (Dutch pronunciation: "[ˈɦui̯laːrt]) is a "municipality in the province of "Flemish Brabant, "Belgium. The name Hoeilaart is of "Gallic-"Celtic origin, coming from "Ho-Lar," meaning a high clearing in the woods. Residents are called Hoeilanders or Doenders. The municipality only comprises the town of Hoeilaart proper. On January 1, 2006, Hoeilaart had a total population of 10,074. The total area is 20.43 km² which gives a "population density of 493 inhabitants per km². Hoeilaart also sometimes called "The Glass Village" because of the greenhouse grape cultivation that once took place.

The official language is "Dutch. Local minorities consist of nationals from many "European union-countries, "USA and "Canada, and from French-speakers.

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