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Zwevegem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Heestert, Moen, Otegem, Sint-Denijs and Zwevegem. On January 1, 2019, Zwevegem had a total population of 24,648. The total area is 63.24 km² which gives a population density of 380 inhabitants per km².
Zwevegem former town hall
|• Mayor||Marc Doutreluingne|
|• Governing party/ies||gemeentebelangen|
|• Total||63.24 km2 (24.42 sq mi)|
|• Density||390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
Heestert Military Cemetery holds the graves of 127 Britons and 57 Germans, most of whom died on 21-25 October 1918 in the area during the First World War.
- Léon Antoine Bekaert (1891–1961), businessman
- Christian Dumolin, businessman
- Gella Vandecaveye, judoka