Pittem

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Pittem
Municipality of Belgium
Flag of Pittem
Flag
Coat of arms of Pittem
Coat of arms
Pittem is located in Belgium
Pittem
Pittem
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°59′N 03°16′E / 50.983°N 3.267°E / 50.983; 3.267Coordinates: 50°59′N 03°16′E / 50.983°N 3.267°E / 50.983; 3.267
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Tielt
Government
 • Mayor Ivan Delaere (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 34.42 km2 (13.29 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 6,763
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Postal codes 8740
Area codes 051
Website www.pittem.be
Pittem, church: de Onze Lieve Vrouwkerk

Pittem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Egem and Pittem proper. On January 1, 2006 Pittem had a total population of 6,599. The total area is 34.42 km² which gives a population density of 192 inhabitants per km².

Famous inhabitants[edit]

Ferdinand Verbiest, 17th century scientist and missionary

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