Waarschoot

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Waarschoot
Municipality
Station Waarschoot
Station Waarschoot
Flag of Waarschoot
Flag
Coat of arms of Waarschoot
Coat of arms
Waarschoot is located in Belgium
Waarschoot
Waarschoot
Location in Belgium
Location of Waarschoot in East Flanders
GemWaarschootLocation.png
Coordinates: 51°09′N 03°36′E / 51.150°N 3.600°E / 51.150; 3.600Coordinates: 51°09′N 03°36′E / 51.150°N 3.600°E / 51.150; 3.600
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementGhent
Government
 • MayorAnn Coopman (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, WGB
Area
 • Total21.91 km2 (8.46 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total7,896
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Postal codes9950
Area codes09
Websitewww.waarschoot.be

Waarschoot (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋaːrsxoːt]) is a municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders, in Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Waarschoot proper. On January 1, 2006, Waarschoot had a total population of 7,805. The total area is 21.91 km² which gives a population density of 356 inhabitants per km².

Effective 1 January 2019, Waarschoot, Lovendegem and Zomergem will be merged into the new municipality of Lievegem.

Waarschoot on the Ferraris map (around 1775)

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