Gavere

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Gavere
Municipality of Belgium
Borgwal Castle in Vurste (2007)
Borgwal Castle in Vurste (2007)
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.

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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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