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Anderlecht (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑndərˌlɛxt]; French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃dɛʁlɛkt]) is one of the nineteen municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region. It is bordered by the City of Brussels, Dilbeek, Forest, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Saint-Gilles and Sint-Pieters-Leeuw. There are several historically and architecturally distinct districts within the Anderlecht municipality. On February 1, 2015, the municipality had a population of around 118,414. The total area is 17.74 km² which gives a population density of 6,610 inhabitants per km².


Anderlecht in Belgium offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Anderlecht, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Antwerp. Add Antwerp to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Anderlecht is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

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Facts and Stats for Anderlecht*

  • Pollution Statistics in Anderlecht

    Know the pollution level of Anderlecht before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 63.41 (High)
    • Water Pollution 46.77 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 54.76 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.8 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.16 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 57.42 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 47.27 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.97 (Low)
  • Anderlecht: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Anderlecht for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Anderlecht.

    • Burglary and Theft 51.57 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 51.94 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.27 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.27 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.93 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 53.32 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 52.54 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.04 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.31 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 42.46 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 67.06 (High)
  • Living in Anderlecht - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Anderlecht is 149.13 (High)

    • Safety Index 48.28 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 83.85 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 62.77 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.35 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.52 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.53 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.16 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 98.66 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Anderlecht

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Anderlecht

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.02 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99.54 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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