Koekelberg town hall
|• Mayor||Philippe Pivin (MR)|
|• Total||1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2017)|
|• Density||18,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)|
Koekelberg (French pronunciation: [kukəlˈbɛʁg]; 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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