Kortemark

Kortemark ([ˈkɔrtəmɑrk]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Handzame, Kortemark, Werken and Zarren. On January 1, 2006, Kortemark had a total population of 11,976. The total area is 55.00 km² which gives a population density of 218 inhabitants per km².

Kortemark

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Kortemark
Location in Belgium
Location of Kortemark in West Flanders
Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°02′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementDiksmuide
Government
  MayorFirmin Dupulthys (Samen Sterk) 2007-2010
Toon Vancoillie (Open VLD) 2011-2012
  Governing party/iesSamen Sterk, CD&V, Open VLD
Area
  Total55.00 km2 (21.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total12,584
  Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Postal codes
8610
Area codes051
Websitewww.kortemark.be

Notable people

  • Gustave Sap, politician, (Kortemark, 21 January 1886 - Brussels, 19 March 1940)

References

  • Media related to Kortemark at Wikimedia Commons


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