Sint-Amandsberg

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Sint-Amandsberg
Sint-AmandsbergLocation.svg
Coordinates: 51°03′14″N 3°44′57″E / 51.05389°N 3.74917°E / 51.05389; 3.74917Coordinates: 51°03′14″N 3°44′57″E / 51.05389°N 3.74917°E / 51.05389; 3.74917
Country Belgium
Province East Flanders
Municipality Ghent
Area
 • Total 5.99 km2 (2.31 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2007)[1]
 • Total 23,143
 • Density 3,864/km2 (10,010/sq mi)
Postcode 9040

Sint-Amandsberg is a sub-municipality of Ghent, Belgium. The municipality was formed in 1872 after splitting from Oostakker.

During the First World War, on 7 June 1915, the German airschip LZ37 crashed after being destroyed by Reginald Warneford. A street was named Reginald Warnefordstreet on the spot where the airship crashed.

Centre of Sint-Amandsberg.


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