Etterbeek

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Etterbeek
Municipality
Banner o Etterbeek
Banner
Coat o airms o Etterbeek
Coat o airms
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
Kintra Belgium
Community Flemish Community
French Community
Region Brussels
Arrondissement Brussels
Govrenment
 • Mayor Vincent De Wolf (MR)
Aurie
 • Total 3.15 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Tot 47,414
 • Density 15,000/km2 (39,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 1040
Aurie codes 02
Wabsteid www.etterbeek.be

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.

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.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

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).

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

Proposed redevelopment "Les Jardins de la Chasse"[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Events[eedit | eedit soorce]

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 ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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 airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]