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Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 51°06′N 03°00′E / 51.100°N 3.000°E / 51.100; 3.000Coordinates: 51°06′N 03°00′E / 51.100°N 3.000°E / 51.100; 3.000
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Ostend
  Mayor Karl Bonny (CD&V)
  Governing party/ies CD&V, BLAUW
  Total 45.33 km2 (17.50 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 13,945
  Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Postal codes 8480
Area codes 050, 051, 059
Website www.ichtegem.be

Ichtegem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders 15 km southwest of Bruges. The municipality comprises the towns of Bekegem, Eernegem and Ichtegem proper. On January 1, 2006 Ichtegem had a total population of 13,423. The total area is 45.33 km² which gives a population density of 296 inhabitants per km². The current mayor is Karl Bonny.

In 2006, Ichtegem was declared the official Dorp van de Ronde (Town of the Tour) for the 90th annual road cycling race the Tour of Flanders.

  Map of Ichtegem, neighbourhoods within the municipality and its neighbours. The orange/yellow areas are urban areas.


  • I. Ichtegem
  • II. Eernegem
  • III. Bekegem

Neighbouring villages:

  • a. Koekelare
  • b. Moere (Gistel)
  • c. Westkerke (Oudenburg)
  • d. Roksem (Oudenburg)
  • e. Zerkegem (Jabbeke)
  • f. Aartrijke (Zedelgem)
  • g. Wijnendale (Torhout)
  • h. Torhout
  • i. Kortemark
  • j. Handzame (Kortemark)


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