Beauvechain

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Beauvechain
Bevekom  (Dutch)
Municipality
Beauvechain town square and hall
Beauvechain town square and hall
Coat of arms of Beauvechain
Coat of arms
Beauvechain is located in Belgium
Beauvechain
Beauvechain
Location in Belgium
Location of Beauvechain in Walloon Brabant
Beauvechain Brabant-Wallon Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°47′N 04°46′E / 50.783°N 4.767°E / 50.783; 4.767Coordinates: 50°47′N 04°46′E / 50.783°N 4.767°E / 50.783; 4.767
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceWalloon Brabant
ArrondissementNivelles
Government
 • MayorMarc Deconinck
 • Governing party/iesEC
Area
 • Total38.58 km2 (14.90 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total7,145
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Postal codes1320
Area codes010
Websitewww.beauvechain.be

Beauvechain (Walloon: Bôvètché, Dutch: Bevekom) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 6,529 inhabitants. The total area is 38.58 km², giving a population density of 169 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Tourinnes-la-Grosse (Deurne), Hamme-Mille, Nodebeek (Nodebais), and L'Ecluse (Sluizen).

Beauvechain has several protected heritage sites. It is also home to Beauvechain Air Base which formerly flew F-16 Fighting Falcon jets.

Sports[edit]

Beauvechain is the home of SC Beauvechain football club. Since the 2011-2012 season the club has benefited from investment allowing the creation of new pitches (one synthetic and one grass) as well as a new club house and changing rooms.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2012-12-17.

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