Sint-Amandsberg

Sint-Amandsberg is a sub-municipality of Ghent, Belgium. The municipality was formed in 1872 after splitting from Oostakker.

Sint-Amandsberg
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Coordinates: 51°03′14″N 3°44′57″E / 51.05389°N 3.74917°E / 51.05389; 3.74917Coordinates: 51°03′14″N 3°44′57″E / 51.05389°N 3.74917°E / 51.05389; 3.74917
CountryBelgium
ProvinceEast Flanders
MunicipalityGhent
Area
 • Total5.99 km2 (2.31 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2007)[1]
 • Total23,143
 • Density3,864/km2 (10,010/sq mi)
Postcode
9040

It is served by the Bus and train station of Gent Dampoort on the Ghent Antwerp NMBS/SNCB line.

During the First World War, on 7 June 1915, the German airschip LZ37 crashed after being destroyed by Reginald Warneford. A street was named Reginald Warnefordstraat on the spot where the airship crashed.

Centre of Sint-Amandsberg.

Campo SantoEdit

In the Center is the famous Campo Santo (Gent), a Catholic burial site. The chapel on the hill was erected by Philips Erard van der Noot.

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