Rebecq

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Rebecq
The Arenberg watermills on the river Senne
The Arenberg watermills on the river Senne
Coat of arms of Rebecq
Coat of arms
Rebecq is located in Belgium
Rebecq
Rebecq
Location in Belgium
The municipality of Rebecq in Walloon Brabant
Rebecq Brabant-Wallon Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°39′N 04°08′E / 50.650°N 4.133°E / 50.650; 4.133Coordinates: 50°39′N 04°08′E / 50.650°N 4.133°E / 50.650; 4.133
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceWalloon Brabant
ArrondissementNivelles
Government
 • MayorDimitri Legasse (AC)
 • Governing party/iesAC
Area
 • Total39.08 km2 (15.09 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total10,958
 • Density280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Postal codes
1430
Area codes067
Websitewww.rebecq.be

Rebecq (Ribek in its native Dutch spelling) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 10,241 inhabitants. The total area is 39.08 km², giving a population density of 262 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Bierghes (Bierk), Rebecq-Rognon (Roosbeek), and Quenast (Kenast).

Notable people[edit]

  • François Huon is an artist of Rebecq.
  • Ernest Solvay (b. Rebecq 1838 - Ixelles, 1922), chemist, industrialist and philanthropist.
  • Irène Janssens
  • Pierre Tilquin, founder of Gueuzerie Tilquin [2]

Twin towns[edit]

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