in French and English) is a municipality
located in the Belgian
province of West Flanders
. The municipality comprises the city of Roeselare proper and the towns of Beveren
, Oekene and Rumbeke. On January 1st, 2000 Roeselare had a total population of 54,199 (26,778 males and 27,421 females). The total area is 61.15 km²
which gives a population density
of 886.33 inhabitants per km².