Beernem

Beernem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbeːrnəm]) (West Flemish: Beirnem) is a rural municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders, located southeast of Bruges. The municipality comprises the towns of Beernem proper, Oedelem and Sint-Joris. On January 1, 2006 Beernem had a total population of 14,642, mostly in Beernem proper and Oedelem. The total area is 71.68 km² which gives a population density of 204 inhabitants per km².

Beernem
Flag of Beernem
Coat of arms of Beernem
Beernem is located in Belgium
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Beernem
Location in Belgium
Location of Beernem in West Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°08′N 03°20′E / 51.133°N 3.333°E / 51.133; 3.333Coordinates: 51°08′N 03°20′E / 51.133°N 3.333°E / 51.133; 3.333
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementBruges
Government
 • MayorJos Sypré (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, SP.A, GROEN
Area
 • Total71.68 km2 (27.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total15,687
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Postal codes
8730
Area codes050
Websitewww.beernem.be

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

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