Sint-Agatha-Berchem


Sint-Agatha-Berchem

Infobox Belgium Municipality
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Berchem-Sainte-Agathe (French) or Sint-Agatha-Berchem (Dutch) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.

The municipality had a total population of 20,078 on 1 January 2006. The total area is 2.95 km² which gives a population density of 6,807 inhabitants per km².

The municipality is known for its calm and peaceful character. It is said that Berchem is a "village in the city". The Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme was born and raised here; this is also the site of the "Cité Moderne" a housing project from 1922-1925 designed by the great Belgian architect Victor Bourgeois.

ee also

*Municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region


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