|• Mayor||Rudy van Cronenburg|
|• Total||34.53 km2 (13.33 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2017)|
|• Density||220/km2 (570/sq mi)|
Wachtebeke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɑxtəbeːkə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the town of Wachtebeke proper, and a smaller town: Overslag. On January 1, 2006, Wachtebeke had a total population of 6,881. The total area is 34.53 km² which gives a population density of 199 inhabitants per square kilometre|km².
The current mayor of Wachtebeke (as of 2012) is Rudy van Cronenburg.
The Langelede is a small canal and corresponding residential street in the town. The neighborhood is slowly migrating from a poor agricultural environment towards a higher middle-class residential area.
People from Wachtebeke
- Bart De Pauw was born in Wachtebeke
- Jonas Geirnaert, animated film maker and comedian
- Lieven Scheire, comedian
- 1. Moerbeke
- 2. Eksaarde (Lokeren)
- 3. Zaffelare (Lochristi)
- 4. Mendonk (Gent)
- 5. Sint-Kruis-Winkel (Gent)
- 6. Zelzate
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