Arrondissement of Nivelles

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Arrondissement of Nivelles
Arrondissement de Nivelles
Arrondissement of Belgium
Location of the arrondissement in Walloon Brabant
Location of the arrondissement in Walloon Brabant
Coordinates: 50°40′N 4°35′E / 50.67°N 4.58°E / 50.67; 4.58Coordinates: 50°40′N 4°35′E / 50.67°N 4.58°E / 50.67; 4.58
Country  Belgium
Region  Wallonia
Province  Walloon Brabant
Municipalities 27
Area
 • Total 1,090.56 km2 (421.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2015)
 • Total 393,700
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

The Arrondissement of Nivelles (French: Arrondissement de Nivelles; Dutch: Arrondissement Nijvel) is the only administrative arrondissement in the Belgian Province of Walloon Brabant, and thus comprises the whole province. Before 1995, it was one of three arrondissements in the province of Brabant.

It is both an administrative and a judicial arrondissement. The territory of the Judicial Arrondissement of Nivelles coincides with that of the Administrative Arrondissement of Nivelles.

Municipalities[edit]

The Administrative Arrondissement of Nivelles consists of the following 27 municipalities: