Deinze

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Deinze
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Deinze
Flag
Coat of arms of Deinze
Coat of arms
Deinze is located in Belgium
Deinze
Deinze
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°59′N 03°32′E / 50.983°N 3.533°E / 50.983; 3.533Coordinates: 50°59′N 03°32′E / 50.983°N 3.533°E / 50.983; 3.533
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Ghent
Government
 • Mayor Jan Vermeulen (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, VLD
Area
 • Total 75.55 km2 (29.17 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 29,724
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 9800
Area codes 09
Website www.deinze.be

Deinze (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈd̪ɛɪ̯n̪z̪ə]) is a city and a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the city of Deinze proper and the towns of Astene, Bachte-Maria-Leerne, Gottem, Grammene, Meigem, Petegem-aan-de-Leie, Sint-Martens-Leerne, Vinkt, Wontergem and Zeveren. On January 1, 2006 Deinze had a total population of 28,320. The total area is 75.54 km2 (29 sq mi) which gives a population density of 375 inhabitants per km².

Deinze is also the starting location of the cycling race Gent–Wevelgem.

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Deinze on the Ferraris map (around 1775)

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