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Balen is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Balen proper and Olmen. On 1 January 2011 Balen had a total population of 21,305. The total area is 72.88 km², giving a population density of 283 inhabitants per km².

Balen (disambiguation)

Balen can refer to:

  • Balen, a municipality in Belgium
  • Saas-Balen, a municipality in Switzerland
  • Hendrick van Balen (1574–1632), a Flemish artist
  • Mathias Balen (1611–1691), a Dutch historian
  • Matthijs Balen (1684–1766), a Dutch painter
  • Balen Report, a document examining the BBC's coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict