Tubize

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Tubize
Tubeke (Dutch)
Municipality
Tubize, centre-ville.JPG
Flag of Tubize
Flag
Coat of arms of Tubize
Coat of arms
Tubize is located in Belgium
Tubize
Tubize
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°12′E / 50.683°N 4.200°E / 50.683; 4.200Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°12′E / 50.683°N 4.200°E / 50.683; 4.200
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Government
 • Mayor Raymond Langendries (R.C.)
 • Governing party/ies R.C., PS
Area
 • Total 32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 24,108
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Postal codes 1480
Area codes 02
Website www.tubize.be

Tubize (Dutch: Tubeke) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1 2006 Tubize had a total population of 22,335. The total area is 32.66 km² which gives a population density of 684 inhabitants per km².

The municipality includes the former districts of Clabecq (Klabbeek), Oisquercq (Oostkerk), Saintes (Sint-Renelde), and Tubize. Bordering Flanders, the town is home to a minority of Dutch-speakers.


Tubize town hall

Ateliers de Tubize[edit]

Les Ateliers de Tubize locomotive works was located in Tubize. At least six Tubize locomotives are preserved. One (Tubize 2069) in Belgium, and two narrow gauge locomotive (2365 & 2369) in Jokioinen Museum Railways, Finland. Three are preserved in Iran [2]

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Tubize at Wikimedia Commons