|Municipality of Belgium|
|• Mayor||Jean Vanderbecken (NAP)|
|• Governing party/ies||NAP, Ecolo, UC-PS|
|• Total||17.54 km2 (6.77 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2012)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)|
Rixensart is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006 Rixensart had a total population of 21,355. The total area is 17.54 km² which gives a population density of 1,217 inhabitants per km².
The formerly separate municipalities of Genval and Rosières now form part of Rixensart. Genval-les-Bains is a local beauty spot, a 100-year old lake with a fountain, and framed by trees, houses and restaurants.
Royale Union Rixensartoise
Rixensart is home to Royale Union Rixensartoise football club. The club is on the rise, especially the youth teams, which bodes very well for the future.
The former Château de Rixensart in the early 18th century, in an engraving by Jacques Harrewyn
Garbage bin - model designed and coined with the commune name RIXENSART
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