Merelbeke

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Merelbeke
Church of Schelderode (2009)
Church of Schelderode (2009)
Flag of Merelbeke
Flag
Coat of arms of Merelbeke
Coat of arms
Merelbeke is located in Belgium
Merelbeke
Merelbeke
Location in Belgium
Location of Merelbeke in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°00′N 03°45′E / 51.000°N 3.750°E / 51.000; 3.750Coordinates: 51°00′N 03°45′E / 51.000°N 3.750°E / 51.000; 3.750
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementGhent
Government
 • MayorFilip Thienpont [nl] (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, VLD, SP.A
Area
 • Total36.65 km2 (14.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total24,634
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Postal codes
9820
Area codes09
Websitewww.merelbeke.be

Merelbeke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmeːrəlbeːkə]) is a municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders, in Belgium. The municipality comprises the villages of Bottelare, Lemberge, Melsen, Merelbeke proper, Munte and Schelderode. On January 1, 2006, Merelbeke had a total population of 22,353. The total area is 36.65 km² which gives a population density of 610 inhabitants per km².

References[edit]

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

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