Berlare

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Berlare
Municipality
Schandpaal Gemeentehuis Dorp Berlare 2011 05 25.jpg
Flag of Berlare
Flag
Coat of arms of Berlare
Coat of arms
Berlare is located in Belgium
Berlare
Berlare
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 51°01′N 04°00′E / 51.017°N 4.000°E / 51.017; 4.000Coordinates: 51°01′N 04°00′E / 51.017°N 4.000°E / 51.017; 4.000
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Dendermonde
Government
 • Mayor Katja Gabriëls (Open VLD)
 • Governing party/ies Open VLD, sp.a
Area
 • Total 37.82 km2 (14.60 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 14,758
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 9290
Area codes 09, 052
Website www.berlare.be

Berlare (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɛrlaːrə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Berlare proper, Overmere and Uitbergen, as well as the village Donk. The Donkmeer, a large lake and a regional tourist attraction, is located centrally in the municipality. On January 1, 2012, Berlare had a total population of 14,690.

History

It was where the 1798 rebellion against French rule, known as the "Peasants' War" began in 1798.

Places of interest

Famous inhabitants

References

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)

External links

  • Media related to Berlare at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website (in Dutch)
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