Langemark-Poelkapelle

Langemark-Poelkapelle is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.

Langemark-Poelkapelle

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Langemark-Poelkapelle
Location in Belgium
Location of Langemark-Poelkapelle in West Flanders
Coordinates: 50°55′N 02°55′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementYpres
Government
  Mayorjeroen matton (CD&V)
  Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
  Total52.53 km2 (20.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total7,920
  Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Postal codes
8920
Area codes057, 051
Websitewww.langemark-poelkapelle.be

Geography

Other places in the municipality include Bikschote, Langemark and Poelkapelle. On January 1, 2006, Langemark-Poelkapelle had a total population of 7,780. The total area is 52.53 km² which gives a population density of 148 inhabitants per km².

Iron harvest

Iron harvest from farmers is regularly collected by the Belgian army for disposal by controlled explosion at a specialist centre nearby.[2]

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