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Braine-le-Château
Braine-le-Château: the Maison du Bailli
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The municipality of Braine-le-Château in Walloon Brabant
The municipality of Braine-le-Château in Walloon Brabant
Braine-le-Château is located in Belgium
Braine-le-Château
Location in Belgium
Sovereign state Belgium Belgium
Region  Wallonia
Community Wallonia French Community
Province  Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Coordinates 50°41′0″N 04°16′0″E / 50.683333°N 4.266667°E / 50.683333; 4.266667Coordinates: 50°41′0″N 04°16′0″E / 50.683333°N 4.266667°E / 50.683333; 4.266667
Area 22.70 km²
Population
– Males
– Females
Density
9,446 (2006-01-01)
48.72%
51.28%
416 inhab./km²
Unemployment rate 11.51% (1 January 2006)
Mean annual income €14,757/pers. (2003)
Mayor Gérard Lemaire
Governing parties Renouveau Brainois
Postal codes 1440
Area codes 02
Website www.braine-le-chateau.be

Braine-le-Château (in Walloon : Brinne-Tchestea; in Dutch : Kasteelbrakel) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006 Braine-le-Château had a total population of 9,446. The total area is 22.70 km² which gives a population density of 416 inhabitants per km².

Braine-le-Château is a medieval village in which remains many buildings from the Middle-Age. Among them are the pillory (1521), the village mill (ca. 1200), the Maison du Bailli (ca. 1535).

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the pillory and the Bailli House
Maison du Bailli (mill)
Moulin banal (mill)
The Binchfort farm (XVIth century)


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