Place:Kasteelbrakel, Brabant, Belgium

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NameKasteelbrakel
Alt namesBraine-le-Château
Braine-le-Châteausource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Braine-le-Châteausource: Wikipedia
Kasteelbrakelsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates50.683°N 4.267°E
Located inBrabant, Belgium
Also located inBrabant Wallon, Wallonne, Belgium    
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Braine-le-Château (in Walloon : Brinne-Tchestea; in Dutch : Kasteelbrakel) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006 Braine-le-Château had a total population of 9,446. The total area is 22.70 km² which gives a population density of 416 inhabitants per km².

Braine-le-Château is a medieval village in which remain many buildings from the Middle Ages. Among them are the pillory (1521), the village mill (ca. 1200) and the Maison du Bailli (ca. 1535).

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