Assenede

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Location o Assenede in East Flanders

Assenede is a municipality locatit in the Belgian province o East Flanders. The municipality comprises the touns o Assenede proper, Bassevelde, Boekhoute an Oosteeklo. On Januar 1, 2006 Assenede haed a total population o 13,552. The total aurie is 87.22 km² which gives a population density o 155 inhabitants per km².

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Assenede is ane o the auldest veelages in Flanders, the earliest mention o Assenede date back tae as early as the 10t century.

Local historic research is done byi the "Twee Ambachten". Ethnologically there is nae consensus aboot the name Assenede. Accordin tae some sources the name comes frae "essen aan de Ede". The "es" means "ash" an "Ede" wis a medium size stream.

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