Zwevegem


Zwevegem

Infobox Belgium Municipality
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region=BE-REG-FLE
community=BE-NL
province=BE-PROV-WV
arrondissement=Kortrijk
nis=34042
pyramid-date=
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20-64=
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mayor=Paul Deprez
majority=CD&V
postal-codes=8550-8554
telephone-area=056
web= [http://www.zwevegem.be/ www.zwevegem.be]
lat_deg=50
lat_min=48
lon_deg=03
lon_min=20

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 proper. On January 1 2006 Zwevegem had a total population of 23,674. The total area is 63.24 km² which gives a population density of 374 inhabitants per km².

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

Notable people

* Léon Antoine Bekaert (1891-1961), businessman
* Christian Dumolin, businessman

External links

nl icon [http://www.zwevegem.be Official Website]


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