Beauvechain town square and hall
Location in Belgium
|Coordinates: 50°47′N 04°46′E / 50.783°N 4.767°ECoordinates: 50°47′N 04°46′E / 50.783°N 4.767°E|
|• Mayor||Marc Deconinck|
|• Governing party/ies||EC|
|• Total||38.58 km2 (14.90 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||180/km2 (480/sq mi)|
Beauvechain (Walloon: Bôvètché, Dutch: Bevekom) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 6,529 inhabitants. The total area is 38.58 km², giving a population density of 169 inhabitants per km².
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Tourinnes-la-Grosse (Deurne), Hamme-Mille, Nodebeek (Nodebais), and L'Ecluse (Sluizen).
Beauvechain is the home of SC Beauvechain football club. Since the 2011-2012 season the club has benefited from investment allowing the creation of new pitches (one synthetic and one grass) as well as a new club house and changing rooms.
The St-Sulpice church (1853-1860).
La Bruyère, the farm of Wahenge
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