Zele

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Zele
Municipality
Sint-Ludgeruskerk Zele.jpg
Flag of Zele
Flag
Coat of arms of Zele
Coat of arms
Zele is located in Belgium
Zele
Zele
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°04′N 04°02′E / 51.067°N 4.033°E / 51.067; 4.033Coordinates: 51°04′N 04°02′E / 51.067°N 4.033°E / 51.067; 4.033
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Dendermonde
Government
 • Mayor Patrick Poppe (VLD)
 • Governing party/ies VLD, Lijst M.A.S.S.A.R.T, ZDB
Area
 • Total 33.06 km2 (12.76 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 20,785
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes 9240
Area codes 052
Website www.zele.be

Zele (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzeːlə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders, around 20 km east of Ghent. The municipality only comprises the town of Zele proper. On January 1, 2011, Zele had a total population of 20,763. The total area is 33.06 km² which gives a population density of 628 inhabitants per km².

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