Sint-Agatha-Berchem

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Sint-Agatha-Berchem municipality in the Brussels-Caipital Region

Sint-Agatha-Berchem (Dutch, pronoonced [sɪnt ɑˈʝaːtaː ˈbɛrçɛm] ( listen)) or Berchem-Sainte-Agathe (French, pronounced [bɛʁkɛm sɛ̃t aˈɡat]) is ane o the nineteen municipalities locatit in the Brussels-Caipital Region o Belgium.

The municipality haed a total population o 20,078 on 1 Januar 2006. The total aurie is 2.95 km² which gives a population density o 6,807 inhabitants per km².

The municipality is kent for its calm an peaceful character. It is said that Berchem is a "veelage in the ceety". The Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme wis born an raised here; this is an aa the steid o the Cité Moderne a hoosin project frae 1922-1925 designed bi the great Belgian airchitect Victor Bourgeois.

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