Koekelare


Koekelare

Infobox Belgium Municipality
name=Koekelare
picture=Koekelare - Dorpsstraat.jpg
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region=BE-REG-FLE
community=BE-NL
province=BE-PROV-WV
arrondissement=Diksmuide
nis=32010
pyramid-date=
0-19=
20-64=
65=
foreigners=
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mayor= Patrick Lansens (sp.a)
majority= sp.a, CD&V
postal-codes=8680
telephone-area=051
web= [http://www.koekelare.be/ www.koekelare.be]
lat_deg=51
lat_min=05
lon_deg=02
lon_min=58

Koekelare is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Bovekerke, Koekelare proper and Zande. On January 1 2006 Koekelare had a total population of 8,291. The total area is 39.19 km² which gives a population density of 212 inhabitants per km².

Towns

The municipality comprises Koekelare proper, but also contains the villages Bovekerke, Zande and De Mokker. Bovekerke and Zande are "deelgemeentes", who were independent municipalities until the 70s; De Mokker is part of Koekelare proper. Source :Streekplatform Westhoek. Socio-economische beleidsvisie & hefboomprojecten voor de Westhoek

Koekelare borders the following villages:
*a. Handzame (more specifically Edewalle) (Kortemark)
*b. Werken (Kortemark)
*c. Vladslo (Diksmuide)
*d. Leke (Diksmuide)
*e. Sint-Pieters-Kapelle (Middelkerke)
*f. Zevekote (Gistel)
*g. Moere (Gistel)
*h. Eernegem (Ichtegem)
*i. Ichtegem (Ichtegem)

External links

* [http://www.koekelare.be Official website] - Available only in Dutch
* [http://www.bovekerke.com www.bovekerke.com - Bovekerke, a small village from Koekelare]


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