Dendermonde (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌdɛndərˈmɔndə], French: Termonde) is a city in the Flemish province of East Flanders in Belgium. The municipality comprises the city of Dendermonde and the towns of Appels, Baasrode, Grembergen, Mespelare, Oudegem, Schoonaarde, and Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde. Dendermonde is at the mouth of the river Dender, where it flows into the Scheldt. The town has a long-standing folkloric feud with Aalst, south along the same river, which dates from the Middle Ages.
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|• Mayor||Piet Buyse (CD&V/N-VA)|
|• Governing party/ies||CD&V/N-VA, SP.A-Spirit|
|• Total||55.67 km2 (21.49 sq mi)|
|• Density||820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
The city is an administrative, commercial, educational, and medical centre for the surrounding region. The current Mayor of Dendermonde is Piet Buyse (Christian Democratic and Flemish).