Place:Anderlecht, Brabant, Belgium

Alt namesAnderlacumsource: Orbis Latinus (1971) p 19
Scheutsource: Family History Library Catalog
Scheutveldsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates50.833333°N 4.333333°E
Located inBrabant, Belgium
Also located inBrussels-Capital Region, Belgium    
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source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Anderlecht is one of the 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region. Located in the southwest of the city, it is bordered by the City of Brussels, Dilbeek, Forest, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Saint-Gilles and Sint-Pieters-Leeuw. In common with all of Brussels' municipalities, it is legally bilingual (French–Dutch).

There are several historically and architecturally distinct districts within Anderlecht. On 1 February 2015, the municipality had a population of around 118,414. The total area is 17.74 km² which gives a population density of 6,610 inhabitants per km². Its upper area is greener and less densely populated.

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