BERLARE (Dutch pronunciation: ) is a municipality located in the
Belgian province of
East Flanders . The municipality comprises the
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,
Berlare had a total population of 14,690.
* 1 History
* 2 Places of interest
* 3 Famous inhabitants
* 4 References
* 5 External links
It was where the 1798 rebellion against French rule, known as the
"Peasants\' War " began in 1798.
PLACES OF INTEREST
* The church of Saint Martin and a 17th-century pillory in the
Berlare proper. The Castle of
Berlare , also in the town
center, was opened to the public in 2012.
* The Bareldonk Chapel , built in the 14th century and expanded in
Rococo style, is situated in Donk. There is a Way of the Cross
and calvary with sculptures by Aloïs De Beule next to the chapel.
Donkmeer is a lake, about 86 ha in size, that came into
existence through the harvesting of peat .
* Recreation area Nieuwdonk .
* Forested areas with trails include
Berlare Broek and the
* Riekend Rustpunt is a very small museum about the historic river
transport of manure from the city to the countryside.
Saint Martin's in
The Bareldonk Chapel in the village Donk
The Castle of
Donkmeer is a regional tourist attraction
* Tjörven De Brul , soccer player
Fred De Bruyne
Fred De Bruyne , cyclist and TV commentator
Karel De Gucht
Karel De Gucht , politician
Paul Cammermans , film director and actor
Yves Van Der Straeten , soccer player
Preben Van Hecke , cyclist
* Frank Van Laecke , theater, opera, musical and TV director
* Jarno Van Mingeroet , cyclist
* ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397