|o Mayor||Jan Vermeulen (CD&V)|
|o Governing party/ies||CD&V, VLD|
|o Total||75.55 km2 (29.17 sq mi)|
|o Density||410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
Deinze (Dutch pronunciation: ['d?i?nz?]) is a city and a municipality in the Belgian province of East Flanders. It comprises the city of Deinze, 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, 2019, Deinze had a population of 43,500. The municipality's total area is 75.54 km2 (29 sq mi), giving a population density of 375 inhabitants per km².
On 1 January 2019, the municipality of Nevele was merged into Deinze.
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The DEYNZE post office opened in 1836 with the postal code 31 (before 1864), then 94 prior to 1874. The only other office in the area before 1910 was PETEGHEM (not to be confused with PETEGHEM-LEZ-AUDENAERDE), which opened 1 June 1874.
Postal codes in 1969 (before the merger of municipalities in 1977):
Deinze on the Ferraris map (around 1775)