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Koekelberg



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).

Koekelberg
Flag of Koekelberg
Flag
Coat of arms
Location in Belgium
Koekelberg municipality in the Brussels-Capital Region
Bruxelles-Capitale Koekelberg.svg
Coordinates:
CountryBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
French Community
RegionBrussels
ArrondissementBrussels
Government
 • MayorPhilippe Pivin (MR)
Area
 • Total1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total21,774
 • Density19,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)
Postal codes
1081
Area codes02
Websitewww.koekelberg.be

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

References

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

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