For other uses, see Tubize (disambiguation).
Tubeke  (Dutch)


Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°12′E / 50.683°N 4.200°E / 50.683; 4.200Coordinates: 50°41′N 04°12′E / 50.683°N 4.200°E / 50.683; 4.200
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
  Mayor Raymond Langendries (R.C.)
  Governing party/ies R.C., PS
  Total 32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 25,424
  Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 1480
Area codes 02
Website www.tubize.be

Tubize (Dutch: Tubeke) is a Walloon 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.

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.

Tubize town hall

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 [2]

See also


  1. Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. "Steam in Asia (West) 2016". internationalsteam.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-11-12.

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