Koekelberg town hall
|• Mayor||Philippe Pivin (MR)|
|• Total||1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2013)|
|• Density||18,000/km2 (46,000/sq mi)|
Koekelberg (French pronunciation: [kukəlˈbɛʁk]; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkukəlˌbɛrx] ( listen)) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. On January 1, 2006, the municipality had a total population of 18,157. The total area is 1.17 km² which gives a population density of 15,486 inhabitants per km².
The municipality, the smallest in the Brussels region by population, is dominated by the Basilica of the Sacred Heart or Koekelberg Basilica, one of the largest Roman Catholic churches in the world.
Koekelberg is one of the very few areas of Brussels where the majority of people speak Dutch.
- Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
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