Machelen is a municipality located in the province of . The municipality comprises the towns of and Machelen proper. On 1 January 2006 Machelen had a total population of 12,500.

Notable Places in the Area

Photo: GVR, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Vilvoorde is a railway station in the town of , , . Photo: Ricardoolden, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Koos Fernhout, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Photo: Wim Bladt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Photo: JuanGut, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city of 44,000 inhabitants in the province of in . Photo: Wim Bladt, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an old municipality of in , that was merged into the municipality of the in 1921. is situated 2½ km southwest of Machelen. Photo: David Edgar, CC BY 2.5.


50.9127° or 50° 54' 45.6" north
4.4329° or 4° 25' 58.4" east
United Nations Location Code
30 metres (98 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 308897364
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Machelen
  • Basque: Machelen
  • Bavarian: Machelen
  • Breton: Machelen
  • Bulgarian: Махелен
  • Catalan: Machelen
  • Cebuano: Machelen (parokya)
  • Cebuano: Machelen
  • Chinese: 馬赫倫
  • Chinese: 马赫伦
  • Dutch: Machelen (Vlaams-Brabant)
  • Dutch: Machelen-Diegem
  • Dutch: Machelen
  • Esperanto: Machelen
  • French: Machelen
  • German: Machelen
  • Hungarian: Machelen
  • Italian: Machelen
  • Lithuanian: Mačelenas
  • Norwegian: Machelen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Machelen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Machelen
  • Persian: مشولان
  • Polish: Machelen
  • Portuguese: Machelen
  • Romanian: Machelen
  • Russian: Махелен
  • Slovak: Machelen
  • Spanish: Machelen
  • Swedish: Machelen
  • Turkish: Machelen
  • Vietnamese: Machelen
  • Vlaams: Machelen
  • Volapük: Machelen
  • Waray (Philippines): Machelen

Other Places Named Machelen

  • Flemish Brabant, Flanders
  • Village, East Flanders, Flanders
  • Town hall, Flemish Brabant, Flanders
  • Bus stop, Flemish Brabant, Flanders

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Machelen. See this page's contributions. Photo: David Edgar, CC BY 2.5.