Berlare

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Berlare
Municipality
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Flag of Berlare
Flag
Coat of arms of Berlare
Coat of arms
Berlare is located in Belgium
Berlare
Berlare
Location in Belgium
Location of Berlare in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°01′N 04°00′E / 51.017°N 4.000°E / 51.017; 4.000Coordinates: 51°01′N 04°00′E / 51.017°N 4.000°E / 51.017; 4.000
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementDendermonde
Government
 • MayorKatja Gabriëls (Open VLD)
 • Governing party/iesOpen VLD, sp.a
Area
 • Total37.82 km2 (14.60 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total14,785
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes9290
Area codes09, 052
Websitewww.berlare.be

Berlare (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɛrlaːrə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Berlare proper, Overmere and Uitbergen, as well as the village Donk. The Donkmeer, a large lake and a regional tourist attraction, is located centrally in the municipality. On January 1, 2012, Berlare had a total population of 14,690.

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It was where the 1798 rebellion against French rule, known as the "Peasants' War" began in 1798.

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