Gavere

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Gavere
Municipality
Helling markt GAVERE - Gavere.jpg
Flag of Gavere
Flag
Coat of arms of Gavere
Coat of arms
Gavere is located in Belgium
Gavere
Gavere
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°56′N 03°40′E / 50.933°N 3.667°E / 50.933; 3.667Coordinates: 50°56′N 03°40′E / 50.933°N 3.667°E / 50.933; 3.667
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Ghent
Government
 • Mayor Hugo Leroy (VLD-VOG)
 • Governing party/ies VLD-VOG
Area
 • Total 31.34 km2 (12.10 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 12,529
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 9890
Area codes 09
Website www.gavere.be

Gavere (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣaːvərə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Asper, Baaigem, Dikkelvenne, Gavere, Semmerzake and Vurste. On January 1, 2006, Gavere had a total population of 12,004. The total area is 31.35 km² which gives a population density of 383 inhabitants per km².

There is also a famous club: 'The Oh!'. It has been shut down in 2009. 'The Oh' was restarted in 2010 in Gistel.


Borgwal Castle in Vurste (2007)

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The Superprestige Gavere is a November cyclo-cross race held in Gavere, Belgium, which is part of the Superprestige.

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