Lichtervelde

Lichtervelde is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises only the town of Lichtervelde. On January 1, 2006 Lichtervelde had a total population of 8,400. The total area is 25.93 km² which gives a population density of 324 inhabitants per km². The church is 64 m high. In this town the inventor Charles Joseph Van Depoele was born.

Lichtervelde
Town hall of Lichtervelde

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Lichtervelde
Location in Belgium
Location of Lichtervelde in West Flanders
Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°08′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementRoeselare
Government
  MayorRia Beeusaert-Pattyn
  Governing party/iesCD&V
Area
  Total25.93 km2 (10.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total8,793
  Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Postal codes
8810
Area codes051
Websitewww.lichtervelde.be

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