Lierde town hall


Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°48′N 03°49′E / 50.800°N 3.817°E / 50.800; 3.817Coordinates: 50°48′N 03°49′E / 50.800°N 3.817°E / 50.800; 3.817
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
Region Flemish Region
Province East Flanders
Arrondissement Oudenaarde
  Mayor Marc De Brakeleer (LIERDE)
  Governing party/ies LIERDE, CL
  Total 26.13 km2 (10.09 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 6,550
  Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Postal codes 9570-9571-9572
Area codes 055-054

Lierde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈliːrdə]) is a municipality located in the Flemish Ardennes, the hilly southern part of the Belgian province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek. The municipality comprises the towns of Deftinge, Hemelveerdegem, Sint-Maria-Lierde and Sint-Martens-Lierde. On January 1, 2006, Lierde had a total population of 6,399. The total area is 26.13 km² which gives a population density of 245 inhabitants per km². Lierde borders to Brakel, Zottegem, Herzele and Geraardsbergen. Lierde is known for the Ronde van vlaanderen, a bike race where cyclists climb all the hills of the Flemish Ardennes.


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