HOBOKEN, BELGIUM, a small town of Belgium on the right bank of the Scheldt about 4 m. above Antwerp. It is only important on account of the ship-building yard which the Cockerill firm of Seraing has established at Hoboken. Many wealthy Antwerp merchants have villas here, and it is the headquarters of several of the leading rowing clubs on the Scheldt. Pop. (1904) 12,816.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)