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Tubize

Tubize
Tubeke (Dutch)
Municipality
Flag of Tubize
Flag
Coat of arms of Tubize
Coat of arms
Tubize is located in Belgium
Tubize
Location in Belgium
Coordinates:
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Government
 • Mayor Raymond Langendries (R.C.)
 • Governing party/ies R.C., PS
Area
 • Total 32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 24,108
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Postal codes 1480
Area codes 02
Website www.tubize.be

Tubize (Dutch: Tubeke) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1 2006 Tubize had a total population of 22,335. The total area is 32.66 km² which gives a population density of 684 inhabitants per km².

The municipality includes the former districts of Clabecq (Klabbeek), Oisquercq (Oostkerk), Saintes (Sint-Renelde), and Tubize. Bordering Flanders, the town is home to a minority of Dutch-speakers.


Tubize town hall

Contents

  • Ateliers de Tubize 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Ateliers de Tubize

Les Ateliers de Tubize locomotive works was located in Tubize. At least six Tubize locomotives are preserved. One (Tubize 2069) in Belgium, two narrow gauge locomotives (2365 & 2369) in Jokioinen Museum Railways, Finland, and one narrow-gauge (2179) in Poland. Three are preserved in Iran [2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  2. ^ International Steam

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
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