Avelgem

Coordinates: 50°46′N 03°26′E / 50.767°N 3.433°E / 50.767; 3.433
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Avelgem
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Avelgem is located in Belgium
Avelgem
Avelgem
Location in Belgium
Location of Avelgem in West-Flanders
Coordinates: 50°46′N 03°26′E / 50.767°N 3.433°E / 50.767; 3.433
Country Belgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementKortrijk
Government
 • MayorLut Deseyn (Gemeentebelangen)
 • Governing party/iesGemeentebelangen, Tandem
Area
 • Total22.12 km2 (8.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total10,065
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Postal codes
8580-8583
NIS code
34003
Area codes056
Websitewww.avelgem.be

Avelgem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈaːvəlɣɛm] ; West Flemish: Oavelgem) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Avelgem proper, Bossuit, Kerkhove, Outrijve and Waarmaarde. On January 1, 2006, Avelgem had a total population of 9,457. The total area is 21.75 km² which gives a population density of 435 inhabitants per km².

It has a famous building named 'Spikkerelle', where people can watch movies, theater, exhibitions and there's a room which can be organized into partying.

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  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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