Beernem

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Beernem
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Beernem
Flag
Coat of arms of Beernem
Coat of arms
Beernem is located in Belgium
Beernem
Beernem
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°08′N 03°20′E / 51.133°N 3.333°E / 51.133; 3.333Coordinates: 51°08′N 03°20′E / 51.133°N 3.333°E / 51.133; 3.333
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Bruges
Government
 • Mayor Johan De Rycke (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 71.68 km2 (27.68 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 15,357
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Postal codes 8730
Area codes 050
Website www.beernem.be

Beernem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbeːrnəm]) is a rural municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders, located southeast of Bruges. The municipality comprises the towns of Beernem proper, Oedelem and Sint-Joris. On January 1, 2006 Beernem had a total population of 14,642, mostly in Beernem proper and Oedelem. The total area is 71.68 km² which gives a population density of 204 inhabitants per km².

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