Kortemark

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Kortemark
Kortemark station 1810300852.jpg
Flag of Kortemark
Flag
Coat of arms of Kortemark
Coat of arms
Kortemark is located in Belgium
Kortemark
Kortemark
Location in Belgium
Location of Kortemark in West Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°02′E / 51.033°N 3.033°E / 51.033; 3.033Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°02′E / 51.033°N 3.033°E / 51.033; 3.033
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementDiksmuide
Government
 • MayorFirmin Dupulthys (Samen Sterk) 2007-2010
Toon Vancoillie (Open VLD) 2011-2012
 • Governing party/iesSamen Sterk, CD&V, Open VLD
Area
 • Total55.00 km2 (21.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total12,584
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Postal codes
8610
Area codes051
Websitewww.kortemark.be

Kortemark ([ˈkɔrtəmɑrk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Handzame, Kortemark, Werken and Zarren. On January 1, 2006, Kortemark had a total population of 11,976. The total area is 55.00 km² which gives a population density of 218 inhabitants per km².

Notable people[edit]

  • Gustave Sap, politician, (Kortemark, 21 January 1886 - Brussels, 19 March 1940)

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Kortemark at Wikimedia Commons