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Woluwe-Saint-Pierre

Summary
Woluwe-Saint-Pierre (wolywe sɛ̃ pjɛʁ) or Sint-Pieters-Woluwe (sɪnt ˈpitərs ˈʋoːlyʋə) is one of the 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium. Located in the eastern part of the region, it is bordered by Etterbeek, Auderghem and Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, as well as the Flemish municipalities of Kraainem and Tervuren. In common with all of Brussels' municipalities, it is legally bilingual (French–Dutch). , the municipality had a population of 42,216 inhabitants. The total area is , which gives a population density of . It is mostly a well-to-do residential area, which includes the wide, park-lined, Avenue de Tervueren/Tervurenlaan, and the numerous embassies located near Marshal Montgomery Square. Of the three streams that once crossed the municipality, only the Woluwe, a tributary of the Senne, can still largely be seen today. History Middle Ages to 17th century The first appearance of the name Wolewe dates from 1117 and can be found in a charter from Fo
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