Place:Braine-l'Alleud, Brabant, Belgium

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NameBraine-l'Alleud
Alt namesBraine-l'Alleudsource: WeRelate abbreviation
Eigenbrakelsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates50.683°N 4.367°E
Located inBrabant, Belgium
Also located inBrabant Wallon, Wallonne, Belgium    
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Braine-l'Alleud is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant, about 20 kilometers south of Brussels. The Braine-l'Alleud municipality includes the former municipalities of Braine-l'Alleud proper, Ophain-Bois-Seigneur-Isaac, and Lillois-Witterzée. It also includes the hamlet of Sart-Moulin, the inverted name of which inspired Hergé’s Moulinsart castle. The famous Lion of Waterloo is actually located on the territory of Braine-l'Alleud. Bordering Flanders, the town is home to a minority of Dutch-speakers.

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