Ixelles

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Ixelles (French) or Elsene (Dutch) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.

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Ixelles within the Brussels-Capital Region

On 1 January 2004 the municipality had a total population of 76,092 (37,132 males and 38,960 females). The total area is 6.34 km² which gives a population density of 11,993.19 inhabitants per km².

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Geography

Ixelles is located in south of Brussels and is divided into two parts by the Louise Avenue (French: avenue Louise, Dutch: Louizalaan), which is part of the Bruxelles-Ville municipality. The west part of the municipality (the smallest of the two parts) includes the Bailli Street (French: rue du Bailli, Dutch: Baljuwstraat) and extends roughly from the Louise Avenue to the Brugmann Avenue (French: avenue Brugmann, Dutch: Brugmannlaan). The east part of the municipality (which is the largest part) includes the sites of the Université Libre de Bruxelles and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Matongé (a neighbourhood with a large African population) and the Eugène Flagey Square (French: Place Eugène Flagey, Dutch: Eugène Flageyplein).

The Bois de la Cambre (French) (or Ter Kamerenbos in Dutch) is located just south of Ixelles.

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See also

External links

de:Elsene

fr:Ixelles nl:Elsene ro:Issel

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