Haaltert

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Haaltert
Kerksken
Kerksken
Flag of Haaltert
Flag
Coat of arms of Haaltert
Coat of arms
Haaltert is located in Belgium
Haaltert
Haaltert
Location in Belgium
Location of Haaltert in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 50°54′N 04°00′E / 50.900°N 4.000°E / 50.900; 4.000Coordinates: 50°54′N 04°00′E / 50.900°N 4.000°E / 50.900; 4.000
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementAalst
Government
 • MayorRoger Coppens (VLD)
 • Governing party/iesVLD, sp.a
Area
 • Total30.30 km2 (11.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total18,443
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes
9450, 9451
Area codes053
Websitewww.haaltert.be

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.

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  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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