Zulte

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Zulte
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Flag of Zulte
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Coat of arms of Zulte
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Zulte is located in Belgium
Zulte
Zulte
Location in Belgium
Location of Zulte in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 50°55′N 03°26′E / 50.917°N 3.433°E / 50.917; 3.433Coordinates: 50°55′N 03°26′E / 50.917°N 3.433°E / 50.917; 3.433
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementGhent
Government
 • MayorSimon Lagrange
 • Governing party/iesOpen Zulte, N-VA and GVZ
Area
 • Total32.52 km2 (12.56 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total15,708
 • Density480/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes
9870
Area codes09
Websitewww.zulte.be

Zulte (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzɵltə]) is a Belgian municipality located in Flanders and in the Flemish province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Machelen, Olsene and Zulte proper. On January 1, 2006, Zulte had a total population of 14,611. The total area is 32.52 km² which gives a population density of 449 inhabitants per km².

The town used to have its own beer since 1891 (simply called Zulte) but today they are part of Alken-Maes breweries. The main football club from Zulte merged with KSV Waregem to form a team called SV Zulte Waregem that plays in the Belgian Pro League as of 2006.

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