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Flag of Ypres Ieper
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Country Belgium
Region Flemish Region
Community Flemish Community
Province West Flanders
Arrondissement Ypres
 • Total 130.61 km2 (50.43 sq mi)
 (January 2010)
 • Total 34,962
 • Density 267.682/km2 (693.29/sq mi)
 • Foreigners 1.89% (1 July 2005)
Postal codes
8900, 8902, 8904, 8906, 8908
Area codes 057

Ypres (Dutch: [Ieper] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality is made up of the city of Ypres and the villages of Boezinge, Brielen, Dikkebus, Elverdinge, Hollebeke, Sint-Jan, Vlamertinge, Voormezele, Zillebeke, and Zuidschote. In 2007, 34919 people lived in the municipality. It is at 50° 51 North, 02° 53 East. Poison gas was first used here, in the Second Battle of Ypres in 1917.

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