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Hamme

Hamme
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Flag of Hamme
Flag
Coat of arms of Hamme
Coat of arms
Hamme is located in Belgium
Hamme
Hamme
Location in Belgium
Location of Hamme in East Flanders
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Coordinates: 51°05′N 04°08′E / 51.083°N 4.133°E / 51.083; 4.133Coordinates: 51°05′N 04°08′E / 51.083°N 4.133°E / 51.083; 4.133
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
RegionFlemish Region
ProvinceEast Flanders
ArrondissementDendermonde
Government
 • MayorHerman Vijt (CD&V)
 • Governing party/iesCD&V, VLD
Area
 • Total40.21 km2 (15.53 sq mi)
Population
(2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total24,829
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes
9220
Area codes052
Websitewww.hamme.be

Hamme (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɑmə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Hamme proper, Kastel Moerzeke, St-Anna and Zogge. On March 18, 2010, Hamme had a total population of 24,026. The total area is 40.21 km² which gives a population density of 578 inhabitants per km². The current mayor of Hamme is Herman Vijt, from the CD&V (Christian Democratic) party.

Hamme also has its own legends. The most famous one is the legend of the "Hamse Wuiten". The people of Hamme are also called Hamse Wuitens. The "Hamse wuiten" is also the main mascot in a streetparade at the end of March every year. The inhabitants dress up and build big trucks with funny giant puppets, making fun of local and national politicians and scandals.

Famous inhabitants

See also

References

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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