List of most populous municipalities in Belgium

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This is a list of the most populous municipalities in Belgium.

A Belgian municipality may or may not have an additional, Royally-decreed city status in Belgium. Brussels for example is a singular urban unit consisting of 19 municipalities, only one of which is the city of Brussels.

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Rank Name Population Province Region
1984 2010 2007 2015
1. Antwerp 488,425 446,525 466,203 513,570  Antwerp  Flemish Region
2. Ghent 235,401 224,180 235,143 253,266  East Flanders  Flemish Region
3. Charleroi 213,041 200,827 201,550 202,480  Hainaut  Wallonia
4. Liège 203,065 185,639 188,907 195,968  Liège  Wallonia
5. City of Brussels 137,211 133,859 145,917 175,534
 Brussels-Capital Region
6. Schaerbeek / Schaarbeek 105,346 105,692 113,493 131,030
 Brussels-Capital Region
7. Bruges 118,146 116,246 116,982 117,886  West Flanders  Flemish Region
8. Anderlecht 91,841 87,812 97,601 116,332
 Brussels-Capital Region
9. Namur 101,861 105,419 107,653 110,646  Namur  Wallonia
10. Leuven 84,908 88,014 91,942 98,376  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
11. Molenbeek-Saint-Jean / Sint-Jans-Molenbeek 71,130 71,219 81,632 95,576
 Brussels-Capital Region
12. Mons 91,216 90,935 91,196 95,231  Hainaut  Wallonia
13. Ixelles / Elsene 74,610 73,174 78,088 84,754
 Brussels-Capital Region
14. Mechelen 76,670 75,438 78,900 83,975  Antwerp  Flemish Region
15. Aalst 77,767 76,313 77,790 83,709  East Flanders  Flemish Region
16. Uccle / Ukkel 75,736 74,221 76,576 81,280
 Brussels-Capital Region
17. La Louvière 76,411 76,568 77,509 80,375  Hainaut  Wallonia
18. Hasselt 65,503 68,085 70,584 76,331  Limburg  Flemish Region
19. Kortrijk 75,592 74,790 73,777 75,219  West Flanders  Flemish Region
20. Sint-Niklaas 68,277 68,290 70,016 74,289  East Flanders  Flemish Region
21. Ostend 69,039 67,279 69,115 70,460  West Flanders  Flemish Region
22. Tournai 67,291 67,379 67,844 69,756  Hainaut  Wallonia
23. Genk 61,532 62,842 64,095 65,463  Limburg  Flemish Region
24. Seraing 62,832 60,557 61,237 63,972  Liège  Wallonia
25. Roeselare 51,712 54,199 56,268 60,386  West Flanders  Flemish Region
26. Mouscron 54,315 52,492 53,174 57,068  Hainaut  Wallonia
27. Verviers 54,155 53,148 54,150 55,356  Liège  Wallonia
28. Forest / Vorst 49,425 45,555 48,284 54,024
 Brussels-Capital Region
29. Woluwe-Saint-Lambert / Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe 48,982 46,528 48,315 54,022
 Brussels-Capital Region
30. Jette 39,320 39,749 43,564 50,724
 Brussels-Capital Region
31. Saint-Gilles / Sint-Gillis 42,769 42,458 44,767 50,472
 Brussels-Capital Region
32. Beveren 41,426 44,977 45,771 47,423  East Flanders  Flemish Region
33. Etterbeek 44,267 39,404 42,342 46,773
 Brussels-Capital Region
34. Dendermonde 42,512 43,137 43,521 44,938  East Flanders  Flemish Region
35. Beringen 35,115 39,261 41,531 44,885  Limburg  Flemish Region
36. Turnhout 37,438 38,596 39,863 42,637  Antwerp  Flemish Region
37. Vilvoorde 33,085 34,982 37,964 42,418  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
38. Heist-op-den-Berg 35,175 37,233 38,721 41,812  Antwerp  Flemish Region
39. Dilbeek 36,003 37,722 39,585 41,234  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
40. Woluwe-Saint-Pierre / Sint-Pieters-Woluwe 40,285 37,922 38,554 41,077
 Brussels-Capital Region
41. Lokeren 33,851 36,458 38,276 40,494  East Flanders  Flemish Region
42. Sint-Truiden 36,665 37,147 38,427 39,957  Limburg  Flemish Region
43. Braine-l'Alleud 30,558 35,259 37,512 39,756  Walloon Brabant  Wallonia
44. Herstal 37,721 36,292 37,720 39,365  Liège  Wallonia
45. Geel 31,541 33,677 35,502 38,837  Antwerp  Flemish Region
46. Evere 31,348 38,448
 Brussels-Capital Region
47. Halle 32,448 33,655 35,108 38,023  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
48. Ninove 33,751 34,559 35,874 37,965  East Flanders  Flemish Region
49. Maasmechelen 33,613 35,430 36,456 37,609  Limburg  Flemish Region
50. Brasschaat 32,845 37,138 37,133 37,480  Antwerp  Flemish Region
51. Waregem 33,575 35,839 35,831 37,341  West Flanders  Flemish Region
52. Grimbergen 31,919 32,930 34,320 36,558  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
53. Châtelet 38,405 35,452 35,813 36,439  Hainaut  Wallonia
54. Mol 30,060 31,683 33,060 35,685  Antwerp  Flemish Region
55. Ypres 34,670 35,071 34,919 34,971  West Flanders  Flemish Region
56. Lier 31,209 32,191 33,259 34,652  Antwerp  Flemish Region
57. Evergem 29,363 31,155 32,373 34,485  East Flanders  Flemish Region
58. Schoten 30,774 32,733 33,132 34,016  Antwerp  Flemish Region
59. Tienen 32,299 31,479 32,083 33,950  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
60. Lommel 26,094 30,433 32,141 33,852  Limburg  Flemish Region
61. Wavre 25,333 31,033 32,576 33,604  Walloon Brabant  Wallonia
62. Knokke-Heist 29,730 33,148 34,132 33,452  West Flanders  Flemish Region
63. Binche 33,001 32,190 32,508 33,297  Hainaut  Wallonia
64. Sint-Pieters-Leeuw 27,791 30,013 30,929 33,270  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
65. Geraardsbergen 30,248 30,945 31,543 32,981  East Flanders  Flemish Region
66. Menen 32,905 32,028 32,439 32,905  West Flanders  Flemish Region
67. Auderghem / Oudergem 28,804 32,835
 Brussels-Capital Region
68. Heusden-Zolder 27,541 30,105 31,017 32,774  Limburg  Flemish Region
69. Zaventem 26,901 32,678  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
70. Asse 27,931 32,069  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
71. Bilzen 26,326 29,335 30,173 31,710  Limburg  Flemish Region
72. Wevelgem 29,618 31,374 30,926 31,307  West Flanders  Flemish Region
73. Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve 20,216 27,380 30,188 31,261  Walloon Brabant  Wallonia
74. Courcelles 29,706 30,960  Hainaut  Wallonia
75. Oudenaarde 27,788 30,788  East Flanders  Flemish Region
76. Tongeren 29,723 30,677  Limburg  Flemish Region
77. Houthalen-Helchteren 25,615 29,215 30,050 30,666  Limburg  Flemish Region
78. Deinze 27,559 30,380  East Flanders  Flemish Region

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