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Location o Zelzate in East Flanders

Zelzate is a municipality locatit in the Belgian province o East Flanders. The municipality anerlie comprises the toun o Zelzate proper. On Januar 1, 2006 Zelzate haed a total population o 12,176. The total aurie is 13.71 km² that gies a population density o 888 inhabitants per km².

Zelzate is dividit intae twa pairts bi the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal. There a concrete drawbridge an a tunnel tae connect the twa sides. Zelzate is kent for the naurhaun pollutin industry, that gars it the veelage wi the lawest air quality in the kintra.[1][2] Recently ArcelorMittal Ghent (Sidmar) makkit a major investment that resultit in an emission decrease o 90%.

Notable citizens[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Eric Verpaele (b. Zelzate, 2 Februar 1952), writer
  • Eddy Wally (b. Zelzate, 12 Julie 1932), internaitional legend, superstar,

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Lucht publicaties H5[deid airtin]
  2. Lucht publicaties H7[deid airtin]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 51°11′53″N 3°48′50″E / 51.198°N 3.814°E / 51.198; 3.814