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Koekelberg town hall
Koekelberg town hall
Flag of Koekelberg
Coat of arms of Koekelberg
Coat of arms
Koekelberg is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Koekelberg municipality in the Brussels-Capital Region
Bruxelles-Capitale Koekelberg.svg
Coordinates: 50°52′N 04°20′E / 50.867°N 4.333°E / 50.867; 4.333Coordinates: 50°52′N 04°20′E / 50.867°N 4.333°E / 50.867; 4.333
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
French Community
Region Brussels
Arrondissement Brussels
 • Mayor Philippe Pivin (MR)
 • Total 1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 21,609
 • Density 18,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 1081
Area codes 02
Website www.koekelberg.be

Koekelberg (French pronunciation: [kukəlˈbɛʁg]; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkukəlˌbɛrx] (About this sound listen)) is one of the nineteen municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region in Belgium. It is bordered by Ganshoren, Jette, Sint-Agatha-Berchem and Sint-Jans-Molenbeek. 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. In common with all the Brussels municipalities, it is legally bilingual (French–Dutch).

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 Basilica


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