Oosterzele (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈoːstərzeːlə]) is a municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders, in Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Balegem, Gijzenzele, Landskouter, Moortsele, Oosterzele proper and Scheldewindeke. On January 1, 2006, Oosterzele had a total population of 13,172. The total area is 43.12 km² which gives a population density of 305 inhabitants per km². Its twin town is Oberkirch in Germany.

Oosterzele
Church of Landskouter (2008)
Church of Landskouter (2008)
Flag of Oosterzele
Flag
Coat of arms of Oosterzele
Coat of arms
Oosterzele is located in Belgium
Oosterzele
Oosterzele
Location in Belgium
Location of Oosterzele in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 50°57′N 03°48′E / 50.950°N 3.800°E / 50.950; 3.800Coordinates: 50°57′N 03°48′E / 50.950°N 3.800°E / 50.950; 3.800
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementGhent
Government
 • MayorJohan Van Durme(CD&V/N-VA)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V/N-VA
Area
 • Total43.12 km2 (16.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total13,546
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Postal codes
9860
Area codes09
Websitewww.oosterzele.be

GeographyEdit

Oosterzele is subdivided into 6 sub-municipalities:

# Deelgemeentes Area (km²) Population Population density
I Oosterzele
II Balegem 12,02
III Scheldewindeke 11,84
IV Moortsele 3,64
V Landskouter
VI Gijzenzele 1,87

Famous inhabitantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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