Lichtervelde

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Lichtervelde
Municipality of Belgium
Town hall of Lichtervelde
Town hall of Lichtervelde
Flag of Lichtervelde
Flag
Coat of arms of Lichtervelde
Coat of arms
Lichtervelde is located in Belgium
Lichtervelde
Lichtervelde
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°08′E / 51.033°N 3.133°E / 51.033; 3.133Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°08′E / 51.033°N 3.133°E / 51.033; 3.133
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Roeselare
Government
 • Mayor Ria Beeusaert-Pattyn
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 25.93 km2 (10.01 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 8,512
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Postal codes 8810
Area codes 051
Website www.lichtervelde.be

Lichtervelde is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises only the town of Lichtervelde proper. On January 1, 2006 Lichtervelde had a total population of 8,400. The total area is 25.93 km² which gives a population density of 324 inhabitants per km². The church is 64 m high. In this town the inventor Charles Joseph Van Depoele was born.

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