|• Mayor||Roger Coppens (VLD)|
|• Governing party/ies||VLD, sp.a|
|• Total||30.30 km2 (11.70 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Postal codes||9450, 9451|
Haaltert (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦaːltərt]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek. The municipality comprises the towns of Denderhoutem, Haaltert proper, Heldergem and Kerksken. On January 1, 2006, Haaltert had a total population of 17,255. The total area is 30.30 km² which gives a population density of 569 inhabitants per km². The current mayor of Haaltert is Veerle Baeyens, from the NVA.
There is a 205 hectare nature reserve Den Dotter in the sub-municipalities of Aaigem (municipality Erpe-Mere) and Heldergem (municipality Haaltert). Haaltert is crossed by the Molenbeek-Ter Erpenbeek creek in Heldergem, Kerksken, and Haaltert.
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
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