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""Meise JPG01b.jpg
""Flag of Meise
""Coat of arms of Meise
Coat of arms
""Meise is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Location of Meise in Flemish Brabant
Coordinates: 50°56′N 04°20′E / 50.933°N 4.333°E / 50.933; 4.333"Coordinates: 50°56′N 04°20′E / 50.933°N 4.333°E / 50.933; 4.333
Country "Belgium
"Community "Flemish Community
"Region "Flemish Region
"Province "Flemish Brabant
"Arrondissement "Halle-Vilvoorde
 • Mayor Jos Emmerechts (CD&V)
 • Governing party/ies "CD&V, "Groen!
 • Total 34.82 km2 (13.44 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 18,925
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
"Postal codes 1860, 1861
"Area codes 02, 052, 015
Website www.meise.be

Meise (Dutch pronunciation: "[ˈmɛi̯sə]) is a "municipality located in the "Belgian province of "Flemish Brabant. The municipality comprises the towns of Meise proper and "Wolvertem (a "deelgemeente), and, several smaller villages like Sint-Brixius-Rode, Oppem, Meusegem, Impde/Imde, Rossem, Westrode and quarters as Bouchout, Nerom and Slozen. As of January 1, 2006, Meise had a total population of 18,464. The total area is 34.82 km² which gives a "population density of 530 inhabitants per km².

Meise is also a last name of a few families originating from Germany.



The "A12 runs vertically through the middle of Meise.

Points of interest[edit]

Notable people from Meise[edit]

Some of Meise's most famous inhabitants are

Empress "Carlota of Mexico (born the first Belgian princess) spent many secluded years at the "Castle of Bouchout where she died in 1927.

Twin towns[edit]


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