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Evergem

Evergem
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Evergem is located in Belgium
Evergem
Evergem
Location in Belgium
Location of Evergem in East Flanders
Coordinates: 51°07′N 03°42′E / 51.117°N 3.700°E / 51.117; 3.700
Country Belgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementGhent
Government
 • MayorJoeri De Maertelaere (N-VA)
 • Governing party/iesN-VA, CD&V
Area
 • Total75.37 km2 (29.10 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total35,239
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Postal codes
9940
NIS code
44019
Area codes09
Websitewww.evergem.be

Evergem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈeːvərɣɛm] ) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Belzele [nl], Doornzele, Ertvelde, Evergem proper, Kerkbrugge-Langerbrugge [nl], Kluizen, Rieme [nl], Sleidinge and Wippelgem [nl]. In 2021, Evergem had a total population of 35,791.[2]

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History

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In the 1st world war, Ertvelde was used as a blockade in case the Netherlands attacked from the north. Ertvelde has a lot of bunkers due that, almost every 200m you can find one. Now they're mostly on fields used by farmers. The government decided that the bunkers are from the people where it stand. Some farmers destroyed it and some use it as storage, but some are still visitable.

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Twin towns — Sister cities

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References

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  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Bevolking per statistische sector - Sector 44019". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 7 May 2022.
  3. ^ Błażejowski, Tomasz (4 June 2010). "Stalowa Wola podpisała porozumienie z Belgami" (in Polish). Stalowka.NET. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
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