From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Sint-Martens-Latem is a municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders, in Belgium. The municipality comprises the towns of Deurle and Sint-Martens-Latem proper. On January 1st, 2006 Sint-Martens-Latem had a total population of 8,280. The total area is 14.34 km² which gives a population density of 577 inhabitants per km².
While "Latem" used to be known as an artists' colony before World War II, nowadays Sint-Martens-Latem is one of the most residential municipalities in Belgium.
- Gustave De Smet, painter
- Constant Permeke, painter
- Gustave Van de Woestijne, painter
- Luc-Peter Crombé, painter