Kortemark

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Kortemark
Municipality of Belgium
Kortemark station 1810300852.jpg
Coat of arms of Kortemark
Coat of arms
Kortemark is located in Belgium
Kortemark
Kortemark
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°02′E / 51.033°N 3.033°E / 51.033; 3.033Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°02′E / 51.033°N 3.033°E / 51.033; 3.033
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Diksmuide
Government
 • Mayor Firmin Dupulthys (Samen Sterk) 2007-2010
Toon Vancoillie (Open VLD) 2011-2012
 • Governing party/ies Samen Sterk, CD&V, Open VLD
Area
 • Total 55.00 km2 (21.24 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 12,267
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Postal codes 8610
Area codes 051
Website www.kortemark.be

Kortemark (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkɔrt̪əmɑrk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Handzame, Kortemark Werken and Zarren. On January 1, 2006 Kortemark had a total population of 11,976. The total area is 55.00 km² which gives a population density of 218 inhabitants per km².

Notable people[edit]

  • Gustave Sap, politician, (Kortemark, 21 January 1886 - Brussels, 19 March 1940)

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