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Tubeke  (Dutch)
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Flag of Tubize
Coat of arms of Tubize
Coat of arms
Tubize is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
The municipality of Tubize in Walloon Brabant
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Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°12′E / 50.683°N 4.200°E / 50.683; 4.200Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°12′E / 50.683°N 4.200°E / 50.683; 4.200
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
 • Mayor Michel Januth (PS)
 • Governing party/ies PS- MR - Ecolo
 • Total 32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 25,646
 • Density 790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 1480
Area codes 02
Website www.tubize.be

Tubize (Dutch: Tubeke) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006 Tubize had a total population of 22,335. The total area is 32.66 km2 which gives a population density of 684 inhabitants per km2.

The municipality includes the former districts of Clabecq (Klabbeek), Oisquercq (Oostkerk), Saintes (Sint-Renelde), and Tubize. Bordering Flanders, the town is home to a minority of Dutch-speakers.

Tubize town hall

Ateliers de Tubize[edit]

Les Ateliers de Tubize locomotive works was located in Tubize. At least six Tubize locomotives are preserved. One (Tubize 2069) in Belgium, two narrow gauge locomotives (2365 & 2369) in Jokioinen Museum Railways, Finland, and one narrow-gauge (2179) in Poland. One locomotive is still in operation on the Pelion railway in Greece. Three are preserved in Iran [2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ "Steam in Asia (West) 2016". internationalsteam.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-11-12.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Tubize at Wikimedia Commons