Place:Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Brabant, Belgium

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NameSint-Lambrechts-Woluwe
Alt namesWoluwe-Saint-Lambert
Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwesource: Wikipedia
Woluwe-St.-Lambertsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1986) p 56
Woluwé-Saint-Lambertsource: USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
TypeMunicipality
Located inBrabant, Belgium
Also located inBrussels-Capital Region, Belgium    
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Woluwe-Saint-Lambert or Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe (Dutch) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. It is a prosperous residential area, with a mixture of flats and detached, semi-detached and terraced houses, often compared with Uccle (Ukkel in Dutch), another affluent Brussels municipality, and the 14th or 17th arrondissement in Paris.

In French it is often spelt Woluwé-Saint-Lambert with an acute accent on the first "e" to reflect the Frenchified pronunciation of what was originally a Dutch place name, but the official spelling is without an accent.

The neighbouring municipality of Sint-Pieters-Woluwe/Woluwe-Saint-Pierre also lies within the Brussels-Capital Region, while the former municipality of Sint-Stevens-Woluwe (Woluwe-Saint-Etienne in French) has been merged with three other municipalities (Zaventem, Nossegem and Sterrebeek) to form the municipality of Zaventem, which is in the province of Flemish Brabant in Flanders.

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