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|• Mayor||Katja Gabriëls (Open VLD)|
|• Governing party/ies||Open VLD, sp.a|
|• Total||37.82 km2 (14.60 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2017)|
|• Density||390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Area codes||09, 052|
Berlare (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɛrlaːrə]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The municipality comprises the towns of Berlare proper, Overmere and Uitbergen, as well as the village Donk. The Donkmeer, a large lake and a regional tourist attraction, is located centrally in the municipality. On January 1, 2012, Berlare had a total population of 14,690.
It was where the 1798 rebellion against French rule, known as the "Peasants' War" began in 1798.
The Donkmeer is a regional tourist attraction