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Evere (French: [eˈvɛːʁ], Dutch: [ˈeːvərə] (About this soundlisten)) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. On January 1, 2006, the municipality had a total population of 33,462. The total area is 5.02 km² which gives a population density of 6,668 inhabitants per km². In common with all the Brussels municipalities, it is legally bilingual (French–Dutch).

Evere town hall
Evere town hall
Flag of Evere
Coat of arms of Evere
Coat of arms
Evere is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Evere municipality in the Brussels-Capital Region
Bruxelles-Capitale Evere.svg
Coordinates: 50°52′N 04°24′E / 50.867°N 4.400°E / 50.867; 4.400Coordinates: 50°52′N 04°24′E / 50.867°N 4.400°E / 50.867; 4.400
CommunityFlemish Community
French Community
 • MayorRudi Vervoort (PS)
 • Total5.02 km2 (1.94 sq mi)
 • Total41,131
 • Density8,200/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Postal codes
Area codes02



Brussels Cemetery is partly in Evere and partly in the municipality of Zaventem in Flemish Brabant.

In September 2008 a former windmill in Evere, originally built in 1841, was opened as the 'Brussels Mill and Food Museum' (Musée bruxellois du Moulin et de l’Alimentation).[2]

Evere is served by Evere railway station on line 26 (which goes from Halle to Vilvoorde). Bordet railway station, on the same line, is also in the municipality.

The headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) are located near Evere in Haren (part of Brussels city).

Charles Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St. Louis to Evere airfield after his historic 1927 transatlantic flight to Paris. He was welcomed by a crowd of over 25,000.

Besides, several major international companies have set up their headquarters near Evere, notably KPMG in Haren, Deloitte in Diegem, and Ernst & Young in Diegem.


Evere is home to BUC Saint Josse Rugby Club, former Belgian Champions who currently play in the Belgian Elite League


  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Musée bruxellois du Moulin et de l'Alimentation :: Evere" (in French). 2008-09-19. Retrieved 2008-10-07.[dead link]

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