Koekelberg town hall
|• Mayor||Philippe Pivin (MR)|
|• Total||1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)|
(1 January 2017)
|• Density||18,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)|
Koekelberg (French pronunciation: [kukəlbɛʁ(g)]; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkukəlˌbɛrx] (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.
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
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