|o Mayor||Jan Vermeulen (CD&V)|
|o Governing party/ies||CD&V, VLD|
|o Total||75.55 km2 (29.17 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2017)|
|o Density||410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
Deinze (Dutch pronunciation: ['d?i?nz?]) is a city and a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the city of Deinze proper and the towns of Astene, Bachte-Maria-Leerne, Gottem, Grammene, Meigem, Petegem-aan-de-Leie, Sint-Martens-Leerne, Vinkt, Wontergem and Zeveren. On January 1, 2016, Deinze had a total population of 30,628. The total area is 75.54 km2 (29 sq mi) which gives a population density of 375 inhabitants per km².
Effective 1 January 2019, the municipality of Nevele will be merged into Deinze.
To be expanded
The DEYNZE post-office opened in 1836. It used a postal code 31 (before 1864), and 94 with points before 1874. The only other office opened before 1910 is PETEGHEM (not to be confused with PETEGHEM-LEZ-AUDENAERDE) on 1 June 1874.
Postal codes in 1969 (before the merger of municipalities in 1977):
- 9800 Deinze - 9801 Astene - 9802 Petegem-aan-de-Leie - 9803 Gottem - 9804 Grammene - 9805 Wontergem - 9806 Vinkt - 9807 Zeveren - 9852 Sint-Martens-Leerne - 9853 Bachte-Maria-Leerne - 9854 Meigem
Deinze on the Ferraris map (around 1775)