Wondelgem

Wondelgem used to be a village in East Flanders, Belgium. It is now part of the city of Ghent.

Wondelgem
Church of Saint Catherine
Wondelgem within Ghent
Coordinates: 51°5′20″N 3°42′47″E
CountryBelgium
Province East Flanders
MunicipalityGhent
Area
  Total5.82 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2007)
  Total12,407
  Density2,132/km2 (5,520/sq mi)
Postal code
9032

History

In the 9th century the Carolingian emperors owned a large estate in Wondelgem. Ghent has a total population of about 230,000, of which about 12,407 people live in Wondelgem.

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