Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve had a total population of 29,521. The total area is 32.96 km² which gives a population density of 896 inhabitants per km².
The Town Hall
|• Mayor||Jean-Luc Roland (Ecolo)|
|• Governing party/ies||Ecolo, ICH, PS|
|• Total||29.43 km2 (11.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Ottignies, Louvain-la-Neuve, Céroux-Mousty, and Limelette. Louvain-la-Neuve (sometimes abbreviated as "LLN") is a new town developed from 1968 in order to provide a home for the University of Louvain (UCLouvain), the French-speaking part of the former Catholic University of Louvain on its separation from the Dutch-speaking part, which remained in the ancient city of Louvain (Leuven).
Louvain-la-Neuve Science ParkEdit
Created in 1971, Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park is the first of its kind in Belgium and is the biggest one in Wallonia (the French-speaking part of Belgium). It covers 231 hectares (570 acres) spread over the area of the town of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve and the municipality of Mont-Saint-Guibert (30 kilometres (19 mi) away from Brussels).
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- "Royal Ottignies Stimont asbl". Retrieved 17 February 2015.
- "Rugby Ottignies Club". Retrieved 19 March 2018.
- Media related to Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality Website
- The Louvain-la-Neuve Science Park website
- Louvain-la-Neuve WebTV
- Facebook group for residents of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
- ‹See Tfd›Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.