Lebbeke town hall


Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 51°00′N 04°07′E / 51.000°N 4.117°E / 51.000; 4.117Coordinates: 51°00′N 04°07′E / 51.000°N 4.117°E / 51.000; 4.117
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Dendermonde
  Mayor François Saeys (VLD)
  Governing party/ies VLD, SP.A-Spirit
  Total 26.92 km2 (10.39 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 18,843
  Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 9280
Area codes 052
Website www.lebbeke.be

Lebbeke (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɛbeːkə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek. The municipality comprises the towns of Denderbelle, Lebbeke proper and Wieze. On January 1, 2006, Lebbeke had a total population of 17,608. The total area is 26.92 km² which gives a population density of 654 inhabitants per km². Lebbeke is home to the chocolate factory Callebaut.


Metal Female Voices Fest is a heavy metal music festival held annually in Belgium since 2003.

The Clay Cross in Lebbeke is a cyclo-cross race held in East Flanders.

Current and former inhabitants


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