Houthulst is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Houthulst proper, Jonkershove, Klerken and Merkem. On January 1, 2006 Houthulst had a total population of 9,051. The total area is 55.89 km² which gives a population density of 162 inhabitants per km².
- De "Sint-Jan Baptistkerk" (Church of Saint John the Baptist), rebuilt in 1924 after being completely destroyed during World War I.
- The Belgian Military Cemetery, containing the graves of almost 1800 Belgian soldiers, killed during World War I. The cemetery also contains 81 Italian graves.
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