Braine-le-Château

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Braine-le-Château

Kasteelbrakel  (Dutch)
Braine-le-Château: the castle
Braine-le-Château: the castle
Flag of Braine-le-Château
Flag
Coat of arms of Braine-le-Château
Coat of arms
Braine-le-Château is located in Belgium
Braine-le-Château
Braine-le-Château
Location in Belgium
The municipality of Braine-le-Château in Walloon Brabant
Braine-le-Château Brabant-Wallon Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°16′E / 50.683°N 4.267°E / 50.683; 4.267Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°16′E / 50.683°N 4.267°E / 50.683; 4.267
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceWalloon Brabant
ArrondissementNivelles
Government
 • MayorAlain Fauconnier
 • Governing party/iesRenouveau Brainois
Area
 • Total22.70 km2 (8.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total10,447
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Postal codes
1440
Area codes02
Websitewww.braine-le-chateau.be

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).

References

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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