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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
Zwevegem former town hall
Zwevegem former town hall
Flag of Zwevegem
Flag
Coat of arms of Zwevegem
Coat of arms
Zwevegem is located in Belgium
Zwevegem
Zwevegem
Location in Belgium
Location of Zwevegem in West-Flanders
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Coordinates: 50°48′N 03°20′E / 50.800°N 3.333°E / 50.800; 3.333Coordinates: 50°48′N 03°20′E / 50.800°N 3.333°E / 50.800; 3.333
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceWest Flanders
ArrondissementKortrijk
Government
 • MayorMarc Doutreluingne
 • Governing party/iesgemeentebelangen
Area
 • Total63.24 km2 (24.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total24,619
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes
8550-8554
Area codes056
Websitewww.zwevegem.be

The Bekaert company was founded in Zwevegem by Baron Leon Leander Bekaert.

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ReferencesEdit

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

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