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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
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 2013)[1]
 • Total 20,661
 • Density 18,000/km2 (46,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 1081
Area codes 02
Website www.koekelberg.be

Koekelberg (French pronunciation: [kukəlˈbɛʁk]; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkukəlˌbɛrx]) 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.

Koekelberg Basilica


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