Heylissem / Heilissem  (Dutch)

Town hall

Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°45′N 04°59′E / 50.750°N 4.983°E / 50.750; 4.983Coordinates: 50°45′N 04°59′E / 50.750°N 4.983°E / 50.750; 4.983
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
  Mayor Marcel Maes (UNI)
  Governing party/ies UNI, PS
  Total 16.62 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 3,387
  Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Postal codes 1357
Area codes 019
Website www.helecine.be

Hélécine (Dutch: Heylissem / Heilissem) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 Hélécine had a total population of 3,068. The total area is 16.62 km² which gives a population density of 185 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Linsmeau (Linsmeel), Neerheylissem, and Opheylissem.

Opheylissem Castle, formerly a Premonstratensian abbey


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