Aalbeke is a village in the Belgian province of West Flanders and since 1977 a district of Kortrijk. Aalbeke has postal code 8511 and covers an area of 717 ha. The district had 2,953 inhabitants on December 31, 2007. Aalbeke is located 6 km southwest of Kortrijk and is surrounded by Rollegem, Mouscron, Lauwe and Marke. Near the village of Aalbeke the interchange of the E17 and E403.