About Geel

Geel is located in the Belgian province of Antwerp, which acquired city status in the 1980s.

It comprises Central-Geel which is constituted of 4 old parishes a/o towns: Sint-Amand, Sint-Dimpna, Holven and Elsum. Geel’s patron saint, the Irish Saint Dymphna, inspired the town’s pioneering de-institutionalized method of care for the mentally ill. The city is also a regional hub of commerce and industry due to its location alongside the Albert Canal.

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Geel

Geel

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Belgium

37,000 inhabitants

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