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Vleteren is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Oostvleteren, Westvleteren and Woesten. On January 1, 2006, Vleteren had a total population of 3,636. The total area is 38.15 km² which gives a population density of 95 inhabitants per km².

Vleteren
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Flag of Vleteren
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Coat of arms of Vleteren
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Vleteren is located in Belgium
Vleteren
Vleteren
Location in Belgium
Location of Vleteren in West Flanders
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Coordinates: 50°56′N 02°44′E / 50.933°N 2.733°E / 50.933; 2.733Coordinates: 50°56′N 02°44′E / 50.933°N 2.733°E / 50.933; 2.733
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementYpres
Government
 • MayorWilly Mostaert
 • Governing party/iesLVP
Area
 • Total38.15 km2 (14.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total3,659
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Postal codes
8640
Area codes057
Websitewww.vleteren.be
Saint-Sixtus Abbey in Westvleteren
From the place Woesten: the St. Rictrudis church from southwest, rebuilt in 1923 (origin in the 15th century)
Place Woesten: Entrance portal of St. Rictrudis Church (from the west), the church had no spire

ReferencesEdit

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

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