Evere town hall


Coat of arms

Location in Belgium

Coordinates: 50°52′N 04°24′E / 50.867°N 4.400°E / 50.867; 4.400Coordinates: 50°52′N 04°24′E / 50.867°N 4.400°E / 50.867; 4.400
Country Belgium
Community Flemish Community
French Community
Region Brussels
Arrondissement Brussels
  Mayor Rudi Vervoort (PS)
  Total 5.02 km2 (1.94 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total 39,556
  Density 7,900/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Postal codes 1140
Area codes 02
Website www.evere.be

Evere (French: [eˈvɛːʁ], Dutch: [ˈeːvərə]) is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. On January 1, 2006, the municipality had a total population of 33,462. The total area is 5.02 km² which gives a population density of 6,668 inhabitants per km².


Evere Mill

Brussels Cemetery is partly in Evere and partly in the municipality of Zaventem in Flemish Brabant.

In September 2008 a former windmill in Evere, originally built in 1841, was opened as the 'Brussels Mill and Food Museum' (Musée bruxellois du Moulin et de l’Alimentation).[2]

Evere is served by Evere railway station on line 26 (which goes from Halle to Vilvoorde). Bordet railway station, on the same line, is also in the municipality.

The headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) are located in Evere and in Haren (part of Brussels city).

Charles Lindbergh flew the Spirit of St. Louis to Evere airfield after his historic 1927 transatlantic flight to Paris. He was welcomed by a crowd of over 25,000.

Besides, several major international companies have set up their headquarters in Evere, notably KPMG, Deloitte, and Ernst & Young.


Evere is home to BUC Saint Josse Rugby Club, former Belgian Champions who currently play in the Belgian Elite League


  1. Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. "Musée bruxellois du Moulin et de l'Alimentation :: Evere" (in French). www.evere.be. 2008-09-19. Retrieved 2008-10-07.

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