Maldegem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑldəɣɛm]) (West Flemish: Moaldegem) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the villages of Maldegem, Adegem and Middelburg. Kleit and Donk have always been separate hamlets of Maldegem. On January 1, 2006, Maldegem had a total population of 22,289. The total area is 94.64 square kilometres (36.54 sq mi) which gives a population density of 236 inhabitants per km².
|• Mayor||Marleen Van den Bussche (CD&V)|
|• Governing party/ies||CD&V, Groen|
|• Total||94.64 km2 (36.54 sq mi)|
|• Density||250/km2 (650/sq mi)|
- Joanna Courtmans (1811–1890), writer
Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit
Maldegem is twinned with the following towns: