Maldegem

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Maldegem
Municipality of Belgium
Maldegem rectory
Maldegem rectory
Flag of Maldegem
Flag
Coat of arms of Maldegem
Coat of arms
Maldegem is located in Belgium
Maldegem
Maldegem
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°12′N 03°26′E / 51.200°N 3.433°E / 51.200; 3.433Coordinates: 51°12′N 03°26′E / 51.200°N 3.433°E / 51.200; 3.433
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Eeklo
Government
 • Mayor Marleen Van den Bussche (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, Groen
Area
 • Total 94.64 km2 (36.54 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 23,126
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Postal codes 9990-9992
Area codes 050
Website www.maldegem.be

Maldegem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑl̪d̪əɣ̟ɛm]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the villages of Maldegem, Adegem (nl) and Middelburg. Kleit (nl) and Donk (Maldegem) (nl) have always been separate hamlets of Maldegem. On January 1, 2006 Maldegem had a total population of 22,289. The total area is 94.64 square kilometres (36.54 sq mi) which gives a population density of 236 inhabitants per km².

The Stoomcentrum Maldegem is located at the former NMBS railway station at Maldegem.

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Maldegem is twinned with the following towns:

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