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.
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Location in Belgium
|Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°12′E|
|• Mayor||Michel Januth (PS)|
|• Governing party/ies||PS, Ecolo, DéFI|
|• Total||32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)|
|• Density||790/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
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
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