Waarschoot (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋaːrsxoːt]) is a town and former municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders, in Belgium. The municipality comprised the towns of Waarschoot proper. In 2018, Waarschoot had a total population of 7,967. The total area is 21.91 km2 (8.46 sq mi).[2]

Waarschoot
Village and former municipality
Station Waarschoot
Station Waarschoot
Flag of Waarschoot
Official seal of Waarschoot
Waarschoot is located in Belgium
Waarschoot
Waarschoot
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°09′N 03°36′E / 51.150°N 3.600°E / 51.150; 3.600Coordinates: 51°09′N 03°36′E / 51.150°N 3.600°E / 51.150; 3.600
Country Belgium
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementGhent
MunicipalityLievegem
Area
 • Total21.94 km2 (8.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total8,194
 • Density370/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zoneCET
Postal code
9950
Dialing code09
Websitewww.lievegem.be

Until 31 December 2018, Waarschoot was one of the few Belgian municipalities having a female mayor. Her name is Ann Coopman.[3]

Effective 1 January 2019, Waarschoot, Lovendegem, and Zomergem were merged into the new municipality of Lievegem, with only one mayor remaining, Tony Vermeire (CD&V).

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  1. ^ a b "Bevolking per statistische sector - Sector 44072". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 6 May 2022.
  2. ^ ""Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018"". StatBel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Ann Coopman". Wikipedia.[circular reference]

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