Saint-Josse-ten-Noode

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Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
Name transcription(s)
 • French Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
 • Dutch Sint-Joost-ten-Node

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Saint-Josse-ten-Noode is located in Belgium
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°51′N 04°23′E / 50.850°N 4.383°E / 50.850; 4.383
Kintra Belgium
Region Brussels
Commonty Flemish Commonty
French Commonty
Arrondissement Brussels
Government
 • Mayor Emir Kir[1]
Area
 • Total 1.14 km2 (0.44 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[2]
 • Total 27,134
 • Density 24,000/km2 (62,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 1210
Aurie codes 02
Website www.stjosse.irisnet.be

Sint-Joost-ten-Node (Dutch pronunciation: [sɪnˈcoːstəˈnoːdə]) or Saint-Josse-ten-Noode (French: [sɛ̃ ˈʒos ten ˈnɔd]; uisually shortened tae Saint-Josse) is ane o the nineteen municipalities locatit in the Brussels-Caipital Region o Belgium.

On 1 Januar 2007 the municipality haed a total population o 23,785. The total aurie is 1.14 km² which gives a population density o 20,664 inhabitants per km². Wi anerlie 1.14 km², Saint-Josse-ten-Noode is baith the municipality wi the smawest territory an the heichest population density in Belgium.

Naitionalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

source : Institut National de Statistiques
Ceetizenship 1979 1995 2007
Belgium 12,222 54.5% 9,231 42.1% 14,656 61.6%
Turkey 2,304 10.3% 3,904 18.1% 1,527 6.4%
Morocco 2,664 11.9% 3,761 17.5% 1,482 6.2%
Fraunce 674 2.8%
Italy 1,661 7.4% 785 3.6% 458 1.9%
Congo (DRC) 198 0.9% 453 1.9%
Poland 432 1.8%
Romanie 387 1.6%
Spain 840 3.7% 443 2.1% 317 1.3%
Bulgarie 251 1.1%
Total pop. 22,409 21,522 23,785

While foreigners wur a majority in 1995, nouadays maist o the population haes Belgian citizenship, which haes resultit in a sharp increase o municipal cooncillors wi a foreign backgrund, benefittin frae the open proportional electoral seestem: frae 0 in 1988 tae 2 (frae Morocco) in 1994, a near majority o 13 (7 frae Morocco, 5 frae Turkey) oot o 27 in 2000 (includin 3 aldermen) an a majority o 20 oot o 27 [3] in 2007 (including 6 aldermen oot of 7, the seivent is a member o the Flemish minority [4]) .

Toun haw o Saint-Josse

Mayors o Saint-Josse-ten-Noode[eedit | eedit soorce]

Frae: "Histoire de Saint Josse Ten Noode et de Schaerbeek - Van Bemmel - 1869" an ither sources available at the local public library.

  • André-Etienne-Joseph O'Kelly 1800 - 1808
  • Jacques-Joseph De Glimes 1808 - july 1813
  • Théodore-Nicolas-Joseph Aerts 1813
  • Jean-François Wauvermans 1813 - 1823
  • Urbain Henri Verbist 1823 - 1842
  • Léonard Constant Willems 29 December 1842 - 1846
  • Jacques Joseph Damas Gillon 18 April 1846 - 1867
  • Louis Guillaume Felix Sainctelette 13 February 1867
  • Fritz Jottrand 1870 - 1884
  • Armand Steurs 1885 - 1899
  • Henri Frick 1900 - 1926
  • Georges Petre 1926 - 1942 alderman, then mayor frae 1926 till his destitution an assassination bi the Rexists in 1942)
  • Joseph Dery 1944 - 1947
  • André Saint-Remi 1947 - 1953
  • Guy Cudell 1953 - 1999
  • Jean Demannez 1999–2012 (cooncillor in 1976, alderman in 1977, mayor syne 1999, reelectit in 2000 an 2006)
  • Emir Kir 2012-present

Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. De Standaard (2012-10-16). "Emir Kir wordt burgemeester van Sint-Joost-ten-Node". De Standaard. Retrieved 2012-10-18. 
  2. Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
  3. Conseil communal, Commune de Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, retrieved 2009-10-02 
  4. includin alderman Eric Jassin, o mixed Belgian-Moroccan parentage Collège des Bourgmestre et Echevins, Commune de Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, retrieved 2009-10-02 

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