Koekelberg (French pronunciation: [kukəlbɛʁ(g)]; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkukəlˌbɛrx] (About this soundlisten)) is one of the nineteen municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region in Belgium. It is bordered by Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Ganshoren, Jette and Molenbeek-Saint-Jean. On 1 January 2006, the municipality had a total population of 18,157. The total area is 1.17 km², which gives a population density of 15,486 inhabitants per km². In common with all the Brussels municipalities, it is legally bilingual (French–Dutch).

Flag of Koekelberg
Coat of arms
Location in Belgium
Koekelberg municipality in the Brussels-Capital Region
Bruxelles-Capitale Koekelberg.svg
CommunityFlemish Community
French Community
 • MayorPhilippe Pivin (MR)
 • Total1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
 • Total21,774
 • Density19,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)
Postal codes
Area codes02

The municipality—the smallest in the Brussels region by population—is dominated by the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (or Koekelberg Basilica), one of the largest Roman Catholic churches in the world.

Koekelberg town hall


  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018" . Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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