Etterbeek is ane o the nineteen municipalities locatit in the Brussels-Caipital Region o Belgium. It neighbours the municipalities o the Ceety o Brussels, Ixelles, Auderghem, Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, Woluwe-Saint-Lambert an Schaerbeek.

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Etterbeek is locatit in Belgium
Etterbeek
Etterbeek
Location in Belgium
Etterbeek municipality in the Brussels-Caipital Region
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Coordinates: 50°50′N 04°23′E / 50.833°N 4.383°E / 50.833; 4.383Coordinates: 50°50′N 04°23′E / 50.833°N 4.383°E / 50.833; 4.383
KintraBelgium
CommunityFlemish Community
French Community
RegionBrussels
ArrondissementBrussels
Govrenment
 • MayorVincent De Wolf (MR)
Area
 • Total3.15 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Tot47,414
 • Density15,000/km2 (39,000/sq mi)
Postal codes
1040
Aurie codes02
Wabsteidwww.etterbeek.be

The main campus o the Dutch-speakin Vrije Universiteit Brussel is cried Campus Etterbeek, awtho it, alang wi the adjacent de la Plaine campus o the French-speakin Université Libre de Bruxelles, is technically pairt o Ixelles.

TransportationEedit

Thare is a rail station cried Gare d'Etterbeek or Etterbeek-Station but, lik the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, it is locatit in Ixelles or Elsene an aw. Presently, Etterbeek haes ane rail station (Mérode) an three metro stations (Mérode, Thieffry an Pétillon).

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Proposed redevelopment "Les Jardins de la Chasse"Eedit

A project is currently proposed tae redevelop an aurie o Etterbeek near the Avenue des Casernes. This project wad result in the toun haw an polis station bein relocatit tae new biggis in a central admeenistrative centre on this steid.[2] The new steid is bein cried the Jardins de la Chasse (French) or Tuinen van de Jacht (Dutch).

 
Etterbeek Medieval Mercat in 2007

EventsEedit

Etterbeek hosts an annual medieval mercat at the end o Mey on the Avenue du 2ème Régiment de Lanciers in the sooth o the municipality.

Twin ceetiesEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. "Les Jardins de la Chasse" (pdf) (in French). Retrieved 2008-10-12.

Freemit airtinsEedit