Langemark-Poelkapelle

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Langemark-Poelkapelle
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Flag of Langemark-Poelkapelle
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Coat of arms of Langemark-Poelkapelle
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Langemark-Poelkapelle is located in Belgium
Langemark-Poelkapelle
Langemark-Poelkapelle
Location in Belgium
Location of Langemark-Poelkapelle in West Flanders
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Coordinates: 50°55′N 02°55′E / 50.917°N 2.917°E / 50.917; 2.917Coordinates: 50°55′N 02°55′E / 50.917°N 2.917°E / 50.917; 2.917
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementYpres
Government
 • Mayorjeroen matton (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total52.53 km2 (20.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total7,920
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Postal codes
8920
Area codes057, 051
Websitewww.langemark-poelkapelle.be

Langemark-Poelkapelle is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.

Geography[edit]

Other places in the municipality include Bikschote, Langemark and Poelkapelle. On January 1, 2006, Langemark-Poelkapelle had a total population of 7,780. The total area is 52.53 km² which gives a population density of 148 inhabitants per km².

Iron harvest[edit]

Iron harvest from farmers is regularly collected by the Belgian army for disposal by controlled explosion at a specialist centre nearby.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Belgian soldiers tasked with clearing deadly WWI mines from Flanders". Mail Online. Retrieved 2017-04-14.

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