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|Municipality of Belgium|
|• Mayor||Joël Riguelle (cdH)|
|• Governing party/ies||MR (liberal)|
|• Total||2.95 km2 (1.14 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2012)1|
|• Density||7,800/km2 (20,000/sq mi)|
Sint-Agatha-Berchem (Dutch, pronounced [s̪ɪn̪t̪ ɑˈɣ̟aːt̪a ˈbɛrx̟əm] ( )) or Berchem-Sainte-Agathe (French, pronounced [bɛʁkɛm sɛ̃t aˈɡat]) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium.
The municipality is known for its calm and peaceful character. It is said that Berchem is a "village in the city". The Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme was born and raised here; this is also the site of the Cité Moderne a housing project from 1922-1925 designed by the great Belgian architect Victor Bourgeois.
- Population per municipality on 1 January 2012 (XLS; 214 KB)
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