Ruiselede

Ruiselede (historically Ruysselede) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. This town only comprises the town of Ruiselede proper. On January 1, 2006, Ruiselede had a total population of 5,113. The total area is 30.20 km² which gives a population density of 169 inhabitants per km².

Ruiselede
Village centre, with town hall and church of Our Lady

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Ruiselede
Location in Belgium
Location of Ruiselede in West Flanders
Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°23′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementTielt
Government
  MayorGreet De Roo
  Governing party/iesRKD
Area
  Total30.20 km2 (11.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total5,387
  Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Postal codes
8755
Area codes051
Websitewww.ruiselede.be

Ruiselede was the location of a coastal radio site. From 1923 to 1940 it had a VLF aerial. On 30 December 1933, the mast was demolished when an aircraft collided with it.

References

  • Media related to Ruiselede at Wikimedia Commons


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