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Evere municipality in the Brussels-Caipital Region

Evere is ane o the nineteen municipalities locatit in the Brussels-Caipital Region o Belgium. On Januar 1, 2006 the municipality haed a total population o 33,462.

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Brussels Cemetery, is pairtly in Evere an pairtly in the municipality o Zaventem in Flemish Brabant.

In September 2008 a former windmill in Evere, originally built in 1841, was opened as the 'Brussels Mill and Food Museum' (Musée bruxellois du Moulin et de l’Alimentation).[1]

Evere is served by Evere railway station on line 26 (which goes from Halle to Vilvoorde). Bordet railway station, on the same line, is also in the municipality.

The headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) are located in Evere and in Haren (part of Brussels city).

Charles Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St. Louis tae Evere airfield efter his historic 1927 transatlantic flicht tae Paris. He wis walcomed bi a croud o ower 25,000.

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  1. "Musée bruxellois du Moulin et de l'Alimentation :: Evere" (in French). www.evere.be. 2008-09-19. Retrieved 2008-10-07. [deid airtin]

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