Sint-Martens-Latem

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Sint-Martens-Latem
Municipality of Belgium
Coat of arms of Sint-Martens-Latem
Coat of arms
Sint-Martens-Latem is located in Belgium
Sint-Martens-Latem
Sint-Martens-Latem
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°01′N 03°38′E / 51.017°N 3.633°E / 51.017; 3.633Coordinates: 51°01′N 03°38′E / 51.017°N 3.633°E / 51.017; 3.633
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Ghent
Government
 • Mayor Agnes Lannoo (Welzijn)
 • Governing party/ies Welzijn
Area
 • Total 14.34 km2 (5.54 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 8,378
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Postal codes 9830, 9831
Area codes 09
Website www.sint-martens-latem.be

Sint-Martens-Latem (Dutch pronunciation: [s̪ɪn̪t̪ ˌmɑrt̪ən̪s̪ ˈl̪aːt̪əm]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders, in Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Deurle and Sint-Martens-Latem proper. On January 1, 2006 Sint-Martens-Latem had a total population of 8,280. The total area is 14.34 km² which gives a population density of 577 inhabitants per km².

While "Latem" used to be known as an artists' colony before World War II, nowadays Sint-Martens-Latem is one of the wealthiest residential municipalities in Belgium.

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