Merkem

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Merkem
MerkemLocation.svg
Coordinates: 50°57′18″N 2°51′02″E / 50.95500°N 2.85056°E / 50.95500; 2.85056
CountryBelgium
Province West Flanders
MunicipalityHouthulst
Area
 • Total26.42 km2 (10.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total2,245
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
 Source: NIS
Postal code
8650

Merkem is a town in the Belgian province West-Flanders. It is a part (deelgemeente) of the municipality of Houthulst.

Church of Saint Bavo

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Coordinates: 50°57′N 2°51′E / 50.950°N 2.850°E / 50.950; 2.850