Lebbeke

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Lebbeke
Municipality of Belgium
Church of Our Lady, Lebbeke
Church of Our Lady, Lebbeke
Flag of Lebbeke
Flag
Coat of arms of Lebbeke
Coat of arms
Lebbeke is located in Belgium
Lebbeke
Lebbeke
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°00′N 04°07′E / 51.000°N 4.117°E / 51.000; 4.117Coordinates: 51°00′N 04°07′E / 51.000°N 4.117°E / 51.000; 4.117
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Dendermonde
Government
 • Mayor François Saeys (VLD)
 • Governing party/ies VLD, SP.A-Spirit
Area
 • Total 26.92 km2 (10.39 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 18,397
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 9280
Area codes 052
Website www.lebbeke.be

Lebbeke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈl̪ɛbeːkə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek. The municipality comprises the towns of Denderbelle, Lebbeke proper and Wieze. On January 1, 2006 Lebbeke had a total population of 17,608. The total area is 26.92 km² which gives a population density of 654 inhabitants per km². Lebbeke is home to the chocolate factory Callebaut.

Events[edit]

Metal Female Voices Fest is a heavy metal music festival held annually in Belgium since 2003.

The Clay Cross in Lebbeke is a cyclo-cross race held in East Flanders.

Current and former inhabitants[edit]

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