Wetteren (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɛtərə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Massemen [nl], Westrem [nl] and Wetteren proper. In 2021, Wetteren had a total population of 26,206. The total area is 36.68 km².[2]

Wetteren
Wetteren Sint-Gertrudiskerk 22-09-2010 13-28-17.JPG
Flag of Wetteren
Coat of arms of Wetteren
Wetteren is located in Belgium
Wetteren
Wetteren
Location in Belgium
Location of Wetteren in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°00′N 03°53′E / 51.000°N 3.883°E / 51.000; 3.883Coordinates: 51°00′N 03°53′E / 51.000°N 3.883°E / 51.000; 3.883
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementDendermonde
Government
 • MayorAlain Pardaen (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, VLD
Area
 • Total36.68 km2 (14.16 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total25,477
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes
9230
Area codes09
Websitewww.wetteren.be
Wetteren town hall

Educational institutionsEdit

  • Gemeenschapsonderwijs [1] Noordlaan 10, Wetteren
  • Basischool Scheppers [2] Cooppallaan 82, Wetteren
  • Basisschool Sint-Gertrudis [3] F. Leirensstraat 31, Wetteren
  • Basisschool Sint-Jozef [4] Wegvoeringstraat 59 a, Wetteren
  • Scheppersinstituut [5] Cooppaallaan 128, Wetteren
  • Sint-Gertrudiscollege [6] Wegvoeringstraat 21, Wetteren
  • Sint-Jozefinstituut [7] Wegvoeringstraat 59 a, Wetteren
  • Mariagaard [8] Oosterzelsesteenweg 80, Wetteren

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Bevolking per statistische sector - Sector 42025". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 7 May 2022.

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