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is a municipality
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located in the Belgian
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province of West Flanders
. The municipality comprises the towns of Dadizele and Moorslede proper. On 1 January 2006, Moorslede had a total population of 10,618. The total area is 35.34 km² which gives a population density
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of 300 inhabitants per km².
- Constant Lievens
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(1856-1893), the apostle of the Chota Nagpur
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, was born in Moorslede.
- Emiel Jacques :nl:Emiel Jacques (Moorslede 1874 - Michigan, 1937) was a Flemish painter, illustrator and professor, best known for his flax paintings.
- Camille Cools (1874, Moorslede - 1916, Detroit, USA) was the founder, editor and publisher of the Gazette van Detroit. http://www.gazettevandetroit.com/