Maarkedal

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Maarkedal
Municipality of Belgium
Ladeuze Hamlet in Etikhove (2008)
Ladeuze Hamlet in Etikhove (2008)
Flag of Maarkedal
Flag
Coat of arms of Maarkedal
Coat of arms
Maarkedal is located in Belgium
Maarkedal
Maarkedal
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°48′N 03°37′E / 50.800°N 3.617°E / 50.800; 3.617Coordinates: 50°48′N 03°37′E / 50.800°N 3.617°E / 50.800; 3.617
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Oudenaarde
Government
 • Mayor Peter Thienpont
 • Governing party/ies VLD
Area
 • Total 46.63 km2 (18.00 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 6,428
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Postal codes 9680, 9681, 9688
Area codes 055
Website www.maarkedal.be

Maarkedal (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmäːrkəd̪ɑl̪]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Etikhove, Maarke-Kerkem, Nukerke and Schorisse, and part of the hamlet of Louise-Marie. On January 1, 2006 Maarkedal had a total population of 6,468. The total area is 45.63 km² which gives a population density of 142 inhabitants per km².

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