Koekelare

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Koekelare
Municipality of Belgium
Dorpsstraat in Koekelare with Saint Martinus Church
Dorpsstraat in Koekelare with Saint Martinus Church
Flag of Koekelare
Flag
Coat of arms of Koekelare
Coat of arms
Koekelare is located in Belgium
Koekelare
Koekelare
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°05′N 02°58′E / 51.083°N 2.967°E / 51.083; 2.967Coordinates: 51°05′N 02°58′E / 51.083°N 2.967°E / 51.083; 2.967
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Diksmuide
Government
 • Mayor Patrick Lansens (sp.a)
 • Governing party/ies SP.A, CD&V
Area
 • Total 39.19 km2 (15.13 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 8,535
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Postal codes 8680
Area codes 051
Website www.koekelare.be

Koekelare (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkukəl̪äːrə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Bovekerke, Koekelare proper and Zande. On January 1, 2006 Koekelare had a total population of 8,291. The total area is 39.19 km² which gives a population density of 212 inhabitants per km². Koekelare was also written as Couckelaere.

Towns[edit]

The municipality comprises Koekelare proper, but also contains the villages Bovekerke, Zande and De Mokker. Bovekerke and Zande are "deelgemeentes", who were independent municipalities until the 70s; De Mokker is part of Koekelare proper.

# Name Population (1999)
I
 
(IV)
Koekelare
- Koekelare
- De Mokker
6.879
 
 
II Bovekerke 1.000
III Zande 302

Source :Streekplatform Westhoek. Socio-economische beleidsvisie & hefboomprojecten voor de Westhoek

Koekelare borders the following villages:

Koekelare, towns and neighbouring towns. The yellow areas are urban areas.


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