|Municipality of Belgium|
Church of Our Lady, Lebbeke
|• Mayor||François Saeys (VLD)|
|• Governing party/ies||VLD, SP.A-Spirit|
|• Total||26.92 km2 (10.39 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2012)|
|• Density||680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
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.
Current and former inhabitants
- Jean-Marie Pfaff, soccer player, played 64 times for the Belgian national football team and was born in Lebbeke. He now lives in Brasschaat.
- Frank Vandenbroucke, international cyclist.
- Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
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