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Afsnee

Afsnee
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Location of Afsnee in Ghent
Location of Afsnee in Ghent
Afsnee is located in Belgium
Afsnee
Afsnee
Afsnee is located in East Flanders
Afsnee
Afsnee
Coordinates: 51°1′51″N 3°40′6″E / 51.03083°N 3.66833°E / 51.03083; 3.66833
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
ArrondissementGhent
MunicipalityGhent
Area
 • Total3.95 km2 (1.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2020-01-01)
 • Total798
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Postal codes
9051, 9031
Area codes09

Afsnee (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑfsneː]) is a sub-municipality of the city of Ghent located in the province of East Flanders, Flemish Region, Belgium. It was a separate municipality until 1977. On 1 January 1977, it was merged into Ghent.[1]

It is situated at the banks of the river Lys.

Maurice and Anna De Weert bought a farm at Afsnee in 1895 beside the Lys which had belonged to a Dominican Monastery. Anna would paint there.[2]

References

  1. ^ "LISTE ALPHABETIQUE DES COMMUNES - Fusions de 1963 à 1977" (PDF).
  2. ^ "My Studio in June, 1909-1910 | MSK Gent". www.mskgent.be. Retrieved 2020-12-30.
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