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It is located north of the city of Tienen and is divided into two parishes: Sint-Maartens and Sint-Pieters.
The saint Himelin is known only in Vissenaken.
Origin of the name
Old Latin and Dutch names: 1147 Fennache, 1214 vissnake, 1217 de Fenaco, 1226 Vesnaken. Vissenaken can be reconstituted as *Fassiniacas: this is the German name Fasso + the adjective iniacas. Vissenaken thus means: with the people of Fasso.
- Paul Kempeneers. Toponymie van Vissenaken.
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