Wetteren

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Wetteren
Municipality
Wetteren Sint-Gertrudiskerk 22-09-2010 13-28-17.JPG
Flag of Wetteren
Flag
Coat of arms of Wetteren
Coat of arms
Wetteren is located in Belgium
Wetteren
Wetteren
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°00′N 03°53′E / 51.000°N 3.883°E / 51.000; 3.883Coordinates: 51°00′N 03°53′E / 51.000°N 3.883°E / 51.000; 3.883
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Dendermonde
Government
 • Mayor Alain Pardaen (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V, VLD
Area
 • Total 36.68 km2 (14.16 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 24,818
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 9230
Area codes 09
Website www.wetteren.be

Wetteren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛtərə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Massemen, Westrem and Wetteren proper. On January 1, 2006, Wetteren had a total population of 23,209. The total area is 36.68 km² which gives a population density of 633 inhabitants per km².

Wetteren town hall

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