Ghent is the second most populated municipality in Belgium with more than 255,000 inhabitants. However, the city’s influence is even much wider; its agglomeration has more than 455.000 residents and Ghent is also Belgium’s leading student city with the presence of about 50.000 students.

The latest Codata censuses on the Ghent urban unit carried out on 26/09/2018 identified 32 Commercial sites, 2 of the «Shopping streets» type, 12 of the «Commercial centre» type and 18 of the «Retail area» type.

This report focuses on the city centre of Ghent. It is composed of documents directly extracted from the Codata Explorer online service.

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