Maldegem

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Maldegem
Maldegem rectory
Maldegem rectory
Flag of Maldegem
Flag
Coat of arms of Maldegem
Coat of arms
Maldegem is located in Belgium
Maldegem
Maldegem
Location in Belgium
Location of Maldegem in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°12′N 03°26′E / 51.200°N 3.433°E / 51.200; 3.433Coordinates: 51°12′N 03°26′E / 51.200°N 3.433°E / 51.200; 3.433
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementEeklo
Government
 • MayorMarleen Van den Bussche (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, Groen
Area
 • Total94.64 km2 (36.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total23,689
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Postal codes
9990-9992
Area codes050
Websitewww.maldegem.be

Maldegem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑldəɣɛm]) (West Flemish: Moaldegem) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the villages of Maldegem, Adegem [nl] and Middelburg. Kleit [nl] and Donk have always been separate hamlets of Maldegem. On January 1, 2006, Maldegem had a total population of 22,289. The total area is 94.64 square kilometres (36.54 sq mi) which gives a population density of 236 inhabitants per km².

The Stoomcentrum Maldegem is located at the former NMBS railway station at Maldegem.

Notable inhabitants[edit]

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Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Maldegem is twinned with the following towns:

References[edit]

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

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