Kluisbergen

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Kluisbergen
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Kluisbergen
Flag
Coat of arms of Kluisbergen
Coat of arms
Kluisbergen is located in Belgium
Kluisbergen
Kluisbergen
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°47′N 03°31′E / 50.783°N 3.517°E / 50.783; 3.517Coordinates: 50°47′N 03°31′E / 50.783°N 3.517°E / 50.783; 3.517
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Oudenaarde
Government
 • Mayor Philippe Willequet
 • Governing party/ies GB
Area
 • Total 30.38 km2 (11.73 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 6,446
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Postal codes 9690
Area codes 055
Website www.kluisbergen.be

Kluisbergen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkl̪œʏ̯z̪bɛrɣ̟ə(n̪)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Berchem, Kwaremont, Ruien and Zulzeke. On January 1, 2006 Kluisbergen had a total population of 6,161. The total area is 30.38 km² which gives a population density of 203 inhabitants per km². It is well known for its various hills that are popular among cyclists. The town of Ruien is the largest and has some outdoor facilities. Kwaremont has the title of "Artist Village" because of its numerous painters and art galleries. Kluisbergen is also home to the "Kluisbos", a forest which has 2 ancient standing stones, dating back to Roman times.

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Omloop Kluisbergen www.wandelen.be