Hélécine

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Hélécine
Heylissem / Heilissem  (Dutch)
Municipality
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Hélécine
Coat of arms
Hélécine is located in Belgium
Hélécine
Hélécine
Location in Belgium
The municipality of Hélécine in Walloon Brabant
Hélécine Brabant-Wallon Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°45′N 04°59′E / 50.750°N 4.983°E / 50.750; 4.983Coordinates: 50°45′N 04°59′E / 50.750°N 4.983°E / 50.750; 4.983
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Government
 • Mayor Marcel Maes (UNI)
 • Governing party/ies UNI, PS
Area
 • Total 16.62 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 3,401
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Postal codes 1357
Area codes 019
Website www.helecine.be

Hélécine (Dutch: Heylissem / Heilissem) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 Hélécine had a total population of 3,068. The total area is 16.62 km² which gives a population density of 185 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Linsmeau (Linsmeel), Neerheylissem, and Opheylissem.

Opheylissem Castle, formerly a Premonstratensian abbey

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