Lochristi

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Lochristi
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Lochristi
Flag
Coat of arms of Lochristi
Coat of arms
Lochristi is located in Belgium
Lochristi
Lochristi
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°06′N 03°50′E / 51.100°N 3.833°E / 51.100; 3.833Coordinates: 51°06′N 03°50′E / 51.100°N 3.833°E / 51.100; 3.833
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Ghent
Government
 • Mayor Yves Deswaene (VLD)
 • Governing party/ies VLD
Area
 • Total 60.34 km2 (23.30 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 21,779
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Postal codes 9080
Area codes 09
Website www.lochristi.be

Lochristi (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌloːˈkrɪsti]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Beervelde, Lochristi proper, Zaffelare and Zeveneken. On January 1, 2010 Lochristi had a total population of 21,386. The total area is 60.34 km2 (23.30 sq mi) which gives a population density of 333/km2 (860/sq mi).

Sint-Niklaaskerk
View to the street: Dorp-West

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