Zele (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzeːlə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders, around 20 km east of Ghent. The municipality only comprises the town of Zele proper. On January 1, 2011, Zele had a total population of 20,763. The total area is 33.06 km² which gives a population density of 628 inhabitants per km².

Zele
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Flag of Zele
Flag
Coat of arms of Zele
Coat of arms
Zele is located in Belgium
Zele
Zele
Location in Belgium
Location of Zele in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°04′N 04°02′E / 51.067°N 4.033°E / 51.067; 4.033Coordinates: 51°04′N 04°02′E / 51.067°N 4.033°E / 51.067; 4.033
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementDendermonde
Government
 • MayorPatrick Poppe (VLD)
 • Governing party/iesVLD, Lijst M.A.S.S.A.R.T, ZDB
Area
 • Total33.06 km2 (12.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total20,976
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes
9240
Area codes052
Websitewww.zele.be

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ReferencesEdit

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

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