Braine-le-Château: the castle
|• Mayor||Alain Fauconnier|
|• Governing party/ies||Renouveau Brainois|
|• Total||22.70 km2 (8.76 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
Braine-le-Château (in Walloon : Brinne-Tchestea; in Dutch : Kasteelbrakel) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006, Braine-le-Château had a total population of 9,446. The total area is 22.70 km² which gives a population density of 416 inhabitants per km².
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Braine-le-Château (Kasteelbrakel) proper and Wauthier-Braine (Woutersbrakel).
Braine-le-Château is a medieval village in which remain many buildings from the Middle Ages. Among them are the pillory (1521), the village mill (c. 1200) and the Maison du Bailli (c. 1535).
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
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