Place:Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, Brabant, Belgium

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NameSint-Pieters-Leeuw
Alt namesLeeuw-Saint-Pierresource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeMunicipality
Coordinates50.783°N 4.25°E
Located inBrabant, Belgium
Also located inVlaams-Brabant, Vlaanderen, Belgium    
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sint-Pieters-Leeuw is a Dutch-speaking municipality of Belgium located in the province of Flemish Brabant (Flemish Region).

The municipality comprises the towns of Oudenaken, Ruisbroek, Sint-Laureins-Berchem, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw proper and Vlezenbeek. Sint-Pieters-Leeuw is located just outside the Brussels-Capital Region, in the Payottenland. The municipality is a blend of parks, castles, meadows and gardens with the Coloma park as its green heart.

On December 31, 2012, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw had a total population of 32,659. The total area is 40.38 km² which gives a population density of 808 inhabitants per km². It is a mostly residential community with largely preserved rural areas and some industrial zones.

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