Wichelen

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Wichelen
Wichelen - Sint-Gertrudiskerk 2.jpg
Flag of Wichelen
Coat of arms of Wichelen
Location of Wichelen
Wichelen is located in Belgium
Wichelen
Wichelen
Location in Belgium
Location of Wichelen in East Flanders
Wichelen East-Flanders Belgium Map.svg
Coordinates: 51°00′N 03°58′E / 51.000°N 3.967°E / 51.000; 3.967Coordinates: 51°00′N 03°58′E / 51.000°N 3.967°E / 51.000; 3.967
Country Belgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementDendermonde
Government
 • MayorKenneth Taylor (SAMEN)
 • Governing party/iesSAMEN
Area
 • Total23.2 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total11,578
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Postal codes
9260
Area codes09
Websitewww.wichelen.be

Wichelen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪxələ(n)] (listen)) is a municipality located in the Denderstreek in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Schellebelle [nl], Serskamp [nl] and Wichelen proper. In 2021, Wichelen had a total population of 11,690. The total area is 22.87 km².[2]

Wichelen is crossed by the Molenbeek in Schellebelle, Serskamp and Wichelen.

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  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Bevolking per statistische sector - Sector 44043B". Statistics Belgium. Retrieved 7 May 2022.

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