Lichtervelde

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Lichtervelde
Town hall of Lichtervelde
Town hall of Lichtervelde
Flag of Lichtervelde
Flag
Coat of arms of Lichtervelde
Coat of arms
Lichtervelde is located in Belgium
Lichtervelde
Lichtervelde
Location in Belgium
Location of Lichtervelde in West Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°08′E / 51.033°N 3.133°E / 51.033; 3.133Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°08′E / 51.033°N 3.133°E / 51.033; 3.133
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementRoeselare
Government
 • MayorRia Beeusaert-Pattyn
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total25.93 km2 (10.01 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total8,760
 • Density340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Postal codes
8810
Area codes051
Websitewww.lichtervelde.be

Lichtervelde is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises only the town of Lichtervelde. On January 1, 2006 Lichtervelde had a total population of 8,400. The total area is 25.93 km² which gives a population density of 324 inhabitants per km². The church is 64 m high. In this town the inventor Charles Joseph Van Depoele was born.

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