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Aalter

Aalter
Municipality
Flag of Aalter
Flag
Coat of arms of Aalter
Coat of arms
Aalter is located in Belgium
Aalter
Location in Belgium
Coordinates:
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Ghent
Government
 • Mayor Pieter De Crem (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies CD&V
Area
 • Total 81.92 km2 (31.63 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 19,860
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Postal codes 9880
Area codes 09
Website www.aalter.be

Aalter (Dutch pronunciation: ) is a municipality located between Bruges and Ghent in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Aalter, Bellem, Lotenhulle and Poeke. It is bordered on the north by Knesselare, on the east by Zomergem and Nevele, on the south by Deinze, and on the west by the province of West Flanders. On January 1, 2007, Aalter had a total population of 18,887. The total area is 81.92 km² which gives a population density of 231 inhabitants per km². The mayor is Pieter De Crem.

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References

  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website - Only available in Dutch
  • Page about Aalter on rootsweb.com
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