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 Municipality Population Province Region
1984 2000 2007 2015 2018
1. Antwerp 488,425 446,525 466,203 513,570 523,248  Antwerp  Flemish Region
2. Ghent 235,401 224,180 235,143 253,266 260,341  East Flanders  Flemish Region
3. Charleroi 213,041 200,827 201,550 202,480 201,816  Hainaut  Wallonia
4. Liège 203,065 185,639 188,907 195,968 197,355  Liège  Wallonia
5. Brussels 137,211 133,859 145,917 175,534 179,277
 Brussels-Capital Region
6. Schaerbeek 105,346 105,692 113,493 131,030 133,010
 Brussels-Capital Region
7. Anderlecht 91,841 87,812 97,601 116,332 118,382
 Brussels-Capital Region
8. Bruges 118,146 116,246 116,982 117,886 118,284  West Flanders  Flemish Region
9. Namur 101,861 105,419 107,653 110,646 110,939  Namur  Wallonia
10. Leuven 84,908 88,014 91,942 98,376 101,396  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
11. Sint-Jans-Molenbeek 71,130 71,219 81,632 95,576 97,005
 Brussels-Capital Region
12. Mons 91,216 90,935 91,196 95,231 95,299  Hainaut  Wallonia
13. Ixelles 74,610 73,174 78,088 84,754 86,513
 Brussels-Capital Region
14. Mechelen 76,670 75,438 78,900 83,975 86,304  Antwerp  Flemish Region
15. Aalst 77,767 76,313 77,790 83,709 85,715  East Flanders  Flemish Region
16. Uccle 75,736 74,221 76,576 81,280 82,275
 Brussels-Capital Region
17. La Louvière 76,411 76,568 77,509 80,375 80,637  Hainaut  Wallonia
18. Hasselt 65,503 68,085 70,584 76,331 77,651  Limburg  Flemish Region
19. Sint-Niklaas 68,277 68,290 70,016 74,289 76,756  East Flanders  Flemish Region
20. Kortrijk 75,592 74,790 73,777 75,219 76,265  West Flanders  Flemish Region
21. Ostend 69,039 67,279 69,115 70,460 71,322  West Flanders  Flemish Region
22. Tournai 67,291 67,379 67,844 69,756 69,554  Hainaut  Wallonia
23. Genk 61,532 62,842 64,095 65,463 66,110  Limburg  Flemish Region
24. Seraing 62,832 60,557 61,237 63,972 64,270  Liège  Wallonia
25. Roeselare 51,712 54,199 56,268 60,386 62,301  West Flanders  Flemish Region
26. Mouscron 54,315 52,492 53,174 57,068 58,234  Hainaut  Wallonia
27. Woluwe-Saint-Lambert 48,982 46,528 48,315 54,022 56,303
 Brussels-Capital Region
28. Forest 49,425 45,555 48,284 55,012 56,008
 Brussels-Capital Region
29. Verviers 54,155 53,148 54,150 55,356 55,198  Liège  Wallonia
30. Jette 39,320 39,749 43,564 50,724 52,201
 Brussels-Capital Region
31. Saint-Gilles 42,769 42,458 44,767 50,472 50,002
 Brussels-Capital Region
32. Beveren 41,426 44,977 45,771 47,423 48,192  East Flanders  Flemish Region
33. Etterbeek 44,267 39,404 42,342 46,773 47,786
 Brussels-Capital Region
34. Beringen 35,115 39,261 41,531 44,885 46,065  Limburg  Flemish Region
35. Dendermonde 42,512 43,137 43,521 44,938 45,673  East Flanders  Flemish Region
36. Turnhout 37,438 38,596 39,863 42,637 44,136  Antwerp  Flemish Region
37. Vilvoorde 33,085 34,982 37,964 42,418 44,015  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
38. Heist-op-den-Berg 35,175 37,233 38,721 41,812 42,478  Antwerp  Flemish Region
39. Dilbeek 36,003 37,722 39,585 41,234 42,434  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
40. Woluwe-Saint-Pierre 40,285 37,922 38,554 41,077 41,580
 Brussels-Capital Region
41. Lokeren 33,851 36,458 38,276 40,494 41,438  East Flanders  Flemish Region
42. Evere 31,348 38,448 41,131
 Brussels-Capital Region
43. Sint-Truiden 36,665 37,147 38,427 39,957 40,473  Limburg  Flemish Region
44. Herstal 37,721 36,292 37,720 39,365 39,958  Liège  Wallonia
45. Geel 31,541 33,677 35,502 38,837 39,923  Antwerp  Flemish Region
46. Braine-l'Alleud 30,558 35,259 37,512 39,756 39,837  Walloon Brabant  Wallonia
47. Halle 32,448 33,655 35,108 38,023 39,096  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
48. Ninove 33,751 34,559 35,874 37,965 38,692  East Flanders  Flemish Region
49. Maasmechelen 33,613 35,430 36,456 37,609 38,193  Limburg  Flemish Region
50. Waregem 33,575 35,839 35,831 37,341 38,125  West Flanders  Flemish Region
51. Brasschaat 32,845 37,138 37,133 37,480 37,850  Antwerp  Flemish Region
52. Grimbergen 31,919 32,930 34,320 36,558 37,355  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
53. Mol 30,060 31,683 33,060 35,685 36,544  Antwerp  Flemish Region
54. Châtelet 38,405 35,452 35,813 36,439 36,101  Hainaut  Wallonia
55. Lier 31,209 32,191 33,259 34,652 35,712  Antwerp  Flemish Region
56. Evergem 29,363 31,155 32,373 34,485 35,239  East Flanders  Flemish Region
57. Ypres 34,670 35,071 34,919 34,971 34,964  West Flanders  Flemish Region
58. Tienen 32,299 31,479 32,083 33,950 34,675  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
59. Schoten 30,774 32,733 33,132 34,016 34,462  Antwerp  Flemish Region
60. Wavre 25,333 31,033 32,576 33,604 34,305  Walloon Brabant  Wallonia
61. Lommel 26,094 30,433 32,141 33,852 34,044  Limburg  Flemish Region
62. Sint-Pieters-Leeuw 27,791 30,013 30,929 33,270 34,038  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
63. Zaventem 26,901 32,678 33,806  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
64. Auderghem 28,804 32,835 33,740
 Brussels-Capital Region
65. Binche 33,001 32,190 32,508 33,297 33,598  Hainaut  Wallonia
66. Heusden-Zolder 27,541 30,105 31,017 32,774 33,406  Limburg  Flemish Region
67. Geraardsbergen 30,248 30,945 31,543 32,981 33,403  East Flanders  Flemish Region
68. Menen 32,905 32,028 32,439 32,905 33,190  West Flanders  Flemish Region
69. Knokke-Heist 29,730 33,148 34,132 33,452 33,097  West Flanders  Flemish Region
70. Asse 27,931 32,069 32,958  Flemish Brabant  Flemish Region
71. Bilzen 26,326 29,335 30,173 31,710 32,318  Limburg  Flemish Region
72. Wevelgem 29,618 31,374 30,926 31,307 31,412  West Flanders  Flemish Region
73. Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve 20,216 27,380 30,188 31,261 31,385  Walloon Brabant  Wallonia
74. Courcelles 29,706 30,960 31,376  Hainaut  Wallonia
75. Oudenaarde 27,788 30,788 31,132  East Flanders  Flemish Region
76. Deinze 27,559 30,380 31,085  East Flanders  Flemish Region
77. Tongeren 29,723 30,677 31,032  Limburg  Flemish Region
78. Houthalen-Helchteren 25,615 29,215 30,050 30,666 30,623  Limburg  Flemish Region

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