|Province :||West Flanders|
|Area :||24.76 km²|
|Residents:||9695 (Jan. 1, 2019)|
|Population density:||392 inhabitants per km²|
|Mayor:||Bart Dochy (CD & V-VD)|
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Ledegem is a Belgian municipality in the Flanders region with 9695 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2019). It consists of the eponymous core town and the two districts of Rollegem-Kapelle and Sint-Eloois-Winkel .
The next motorway exits are at Menen on the A19 and at Wevelgem and Roeselare on the A17 . The nearest regional train stations are in
Menen, Izegem , Kortrijk and Roeselare , and national express trains stop in Bruges and Ghent. There is a regional airport near the French city of Lille and an international airport near the capital Brussels.
As a medieval fiefdom, Ledegem was called Watene .