Sint-Laureins

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Sint-Laureins
Sint-Laureins town hall
Sint-Laureins town hall
Flag of Sint-Laureins
Flag
Coat of arms of Sint-Laureins
Coat of arms
Sint-Laureins is located in Belgium
Sint-Laureins
Sint-Laureins
Location in Belgium
Location of Sint-Laureins in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°15′N 03°31′E / 51.250°N 3.517°E / 51.250; 3.517Coordinates: 51°15′N 03°31′E / 51.250°N 3.517°E / 51.250; 3.517
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementEeklo
Government
 • MayorAnnick Willems
 • Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
 • Total74.50 km2 (28.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total6,684
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Postal codes
9980-9982, 9988
Area codes09
Websitewww.sint-laureins.be

Sint-Laureins (Dutch pronunciation: [sɪnt lʌu̯ˈrɛi̯ns]; Dutch for Saint Lawrence) is a municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders, in Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Sint-Jan-in-Eremo, Sint-Laureins proper, Sint-Margriete, Waterland-Oudeman and Watervliet. On January 1, 2011, Sint-Laureins had a total population of 6,535. The total area is 74.50 km² which gives a population density of 88 inhabitants per km².

The Our Lady-Church in Watervliet, built in the 16th century, is called the 'Cathedral of the North'[citation needed].

The Boerekreek is one of several lakes in Sint-Laureins

References[edit]

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

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