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Leuven Town Hall
Leuven Town Hall
Flag of Leuven
Coat of arms of Leuven
Coat of arms
Country Belgium
Region Flemish Region
Community Flemish Community
Province Flemish Brabant
Arrondissement Leuven
 • Total 56.63 km2 (21.86 sq mi)
 (January 2010)
 • Total 95,463
 • Density 1,685.73/km2 (4,366.0/sq mi)
 • Foreigners 9.43% (1 July 2005)
Postal codes
3000, 3001, 3010, 3012, 3018
Area codes 016

Leuven or Louvain (French: Louvain German: Löwen) is a municipality in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant.

In 2007, 91,942 people lived there.

It is at 50° 52 North, 04° 42 East.

Leuven hosts Belgium's biggest university - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. So, Leuven is very young populated city, and there were more than 45,000 students in Leuven in 2012.

Leuven also has a long history. The town hall in the city centre dates from the Middle Ages.

International relations

Twin towns/sister cities

Leuven is twinned with:

Friendly relations

Aside from the aforementioned cities, Leuven has friendly relations with:

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