In 1971, Hollebeke and Voormezele merged into the new municipality of Zillebeke.
In 1977, Zillebeke was incorporated into Ypres.
Nearby towns include Ypres 3.3km (Hollebeke 3.3km, Sint-Jan 3.5km, Voormezele 3.8km, Brielen 6.6km, Dikkebus 6.6km, Vlamertinge 7.5km, Boezinge 8.2km and Elverdinge 9.3km), Zonnebeke 6.3km (Zandvoorde 4.7km, Geluveld 5km and Beselare 7.4km), Mesen 7.9km, Langemark-Poelkapelle 8.9km (Langemark 8.9km), Komen 9km (Houthem 6km, Neerwaasten 8.8km and Waasten 9.1km), Comines-Warneton 9km and Heuvelland 9.1km (Wijtschate 5.9km, Kemmel 8.7km and Wulvergem 9.6km)
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