Tubize

Tubize (Dutch: Tubeke) is a Walloon city and 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.

Tubize

Tubeke  (Dutch)

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Tubize
Location in Belgium
The municipality of Tubize in Walloon Brabant
Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°12′E
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceWalloon Brabant
ArrondissementNivelles
Government
  MayorMichel Januth (PS)
  Governing party/iesPS, Ecolo, DéFI
Area
  Total32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total25,914
  Density790/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Postal codes
1480
Area codes02
Websitewww.tubize.be

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.

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. One locomotive is still in operation on the Pelion railway in Greece. Three are preserved in Iran [2]

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References

  1. "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. "Steam in Asia (West) 2016". internationalsteam.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-11-12.
  • Media related to Tubize at Wikimedia Commons


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