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Municipality of Belgium
The church in Ichtegem
The church in Ichtegem
Flag of Ichtegem
Coat of arms of Ichtegem
Coat of arms
Ichtegem is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°06′N 03°00′E / 51.100°N 3.000°E / 51.100; 3.000Coordinates: 51°06′N 03°00′E / 51.100°N 3.000°E / 51.100; 3.000
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Ostend
 • Mayor Karl Bonny (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, BLAUW
 • Total 45.33 km2 (17.50 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 13,898
 • Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Postal codes 8480
Area codes 050, 051, 059
Website www.ichtegem.be

Ichtegem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders 15 km southwest of Bruges. The municipality comprises the towns of Bekegem, Eernegem and Ichtegem proper. On January 1, 2006 Ichtegem had a total population of 13,423. The total area is 45.33 km² which gives a population density of 296 inhabitants per km². The current mayor is Karl Bonny.

In 2006, Ichtegem was declared the official Dorp van de Ronde (Town of the Tour) for the 90th annual road cycling race the Tour of Flanders.


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