Meulebeke

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Meulebeke
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Meulebeke
Flag
Coat of arms of Meulebeke
Coat of arms
Meulebeke is located in Belgium
Meulebeke
Meulebeke
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°57′N 03°17′E / 50.950°N 3.283°E / 50.950; 3.283Coordinates: 50°57′N 03°17′E / 50.950°N 3.283°E / 50.950; 3.283
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Tielt
Government
 • Mayor Dirk Verwilst (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 29.35 km2 (11.33 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 11,086
 • Density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Postal codes 8760
Area codes 051
Website www.meulebeke.be

Meulebeke is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises only the town of Meulebeke proper. On January 1, 2006 Meulebeke had a total population of 10,980. The total area is 29.35 km² which gives a population density of 374 inhabitants per km².

Famous inhabitants[edit]

Karel van Mander, painter and early art historian, was born here in 1548.

Gianni Meersman, professional cyclist.

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