Anzegem

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Anzegem
Municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Anzegem
Coat of arms
Anzegem is located in Belgium
Anzegem
Anzegem
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°50′N 03°28′E / 50.833°N 3.467°E / 50.833; 3.467Coordinates: 50°50′N 03°28′E / 50.833°N 3.467°E / 50.833; 3.467
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Kortrijk
Government
 • Mayor Victor Gerniers (Eendracht)
 • Governing party/ies Eendracht, Samenéén, RED
Area
 • Total 41.79 km2 (16.14 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 14,471
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Postal codes 8570, 8572, 8573
Area codes 056
Website www.anzegem.be

Anzegem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Anzegem proper, Gijzelbrechtegem, Ingooigem, Kaster, Tiegem and Vichte. On January 1, 2006 Anzegem had a total population of 13,940. The total area is 41.79 km² which gives a population density of 334 inhabitants per km².

One of the most famous inhabitants of Anzegem was Stijn Streuvels, the Flemish writer who died in Ingooigem in 1969, aged 98.

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