Kortemark ([ˈkɔrtəmɑr(ə)k]), also previously Cortemarck, is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Handzame, Kortemark, Werken and Zarren. On January 1, 2006, Kortemark had a total population of 11,976. The total area is 55.00 km² which gives a population density of 218 inhabitants per km².

Kortemark
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Flag of Kortemark
Coat of arms of Kortemark
Kortemark is located in Belgium
Kortemark
Kortemark
Location in Belgium
Location of Kortemark in West Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°02′E / 51.033°N 3.033°E / 51.033; 3.033Coordinates: 51°02′N 03°02′E / 51.033°N 3.033°E / 51.033; 3.033
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementDiksmuide
Government
 • MayorFirmin Dupulthys (Samen Sterk) 2007-2010
Toon Vancoillie (Open VLD) 2011-2012
 • Governing party/iesSamen Sterk, CD&V, Open VLD
Area
 • Total55.00 km2 (21.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total12,584
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Postal codes
8610
Area codes051
Websitewww.kortemark.be
Kortemark, church: Sint-Bartholomeuskerk

Notable peopleEdit

  • Gustave Sap, politician, (Kortemark, 21 January 1886 - Brussels, 19 March 1940)

ReferencesEdit

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

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