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Gent, Belgium

Gent is a large place in the region of Flanders in Belgium with a population of approximately 231,493 people and is one of the largest places in Belgium. Find all facts and information about Gent.

Facts and figures on Gent at a glance

Name: Gent (Gent)
Status: Large place
Population: 231,493 people
Municipality name: Gent
Region name (Level 3): Arrondissement Gent
Region name (Level 2): Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen
Region name (Level 1): Flanders
Country: Belgium
Continent: Europe

Gent is located in the region of Flanders. The distance from Gent to Belgium's capital Brussels (Brussels) is approximately 50 km / 31 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Gent
Gent GentLarge place231,493 peopleFlanders Flanders

Map of Gent

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Information on Gent

Information on Gent
Place nameMunicipality nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Gent GentGent GentArrondissement Gent Arrondissement GentProvincie Oost-Vlaanderen Provincie Oost-VlaanderenFlanders FlandersBelgiumEurope

Time in Gent

Time in Gent
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 4:26pmNoWed, 22 Mar 2023 - 4:26pmUTC +1.0Europe/Brussels

Geographic coordinates of Gent

Latitude & Longitude of Gent
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map51°02'60.0"N (51.0500000°)3°43'00.0"E (3.7166700°)

Distances from Gent

Distances from Gent
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
5,664 km north of the equator261 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Gent

Places around Gent

51 places found within 5 km around Gent. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Gent
Ganzendries Ganzendries-1.2 km 0.7 mishow
Rooigem Rooigem-1.7 km 1.1 mishow
Sint-Amandsberg Sint-Amandsberg-2.0 km 1.2 mishow
Strop Strop-2.0 km 1.3 mishow
Aalst Sint-Pieter Aalst Sint-Pieter-2.2 km 1.3 mishow
Sas van Gent Wijk Sas van Gent Wijk-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Kerkstraat Kerkstraat-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Bukten Bukten-2.2 km 1.4 mishow
Ledeberg Ledeberg8,4542.3 km 1.4 mishow
Begijnhof 's Wijk Begijnhof 's Wijk-2.3 km 1.4 mishow
Sleewagen Sleewagen-2.3 km 1.5 mishow
Assels Assels-2.9 km 1.8 mishow
Steenaarde Steenaarde-3.0 km 1.9 mishow
Muide Muide-3.1 km 1.9 mishow
Kromme Ham Kromme Ham-3.3 km 2.0 mishow
Kolegem Kolegem-3.3 km 2.0 mishow
Zwijnaardsedries Zwijnaardsedries-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Maalte Maalte-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Westergem Westergem-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Eenbeek Einde Eenbeek Einde-3.6 km 2.3 mishow
Mariakerke Mariakerke-3.6 km 2.3 mishow
Gentbrugge Gentbrugge-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Broeken Broeken-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Kerkdries Kerkdries-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Kleinendries Kleinendries-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Mariakerkebrug Mariakerkebrug-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Botestraat Botestraat-3.9 km 2.4 mishow
Regenboog Regenboog-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Valkenhuis Valkenhuis-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Brusselse Voorstad Brusselse Voorstad-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Duddegem Duddegem-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Groot Veure Groot Veure-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Klein Veure Klein Veure-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Basbeek Basbeek-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Den Dries Den Dries-4.1 km 2.5 mishow
Afsnee Afsnee-4.1 km 2.6 mishow
Wondelgem Wondelgem-4.2 km 2.6 mishow
Meulestede Meulestede-4.2 km 2.6 mishow
Drongen Drongen-4.2 km 2.6 mishow
Meerskant Meerskant-4.3 km 2.7 mishow
Hutsepot Hutsepot-4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Schootkouter Schootkouter-4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Terhand Terhand-4.4 km 2.7 mishow
Vogelzang Vogelzang-4.4 km 2.8 mishow
Sint-Denijs-Westrem Sint-Denijs-Westrem-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Broekem Broekem-4.5 km 2.8 mishow
Helsendries Helsendries-4.7 km 2.9 mishow
Schuiterstraat Schuiterstraat-4.7 km 2.9 mishow
Slotendries Slotendries-4.7 km 2.9 mishow
Krabbenberg Krabbenberg-4.7 km 2.9 mishow
Stroomken Stroomken-4.7 km 2.9 mishow

Airports around Gent

No airports found within 15 km around Gent. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km

External sources of information on Gent

Gent on Wikipedia