Kraainem is a municipality on the outskirts of the Capital Region, administratively belonging to . It began as a rural village, but the expansion of Brussels has led to a fast-paced urbanization of Kraainem throughout the 20th century, and the municipality has become a popular residence for Eurocrats and expats alike.

Notable Places in the Area

Schaerbeek Cemetery, officially Schaerbeek New Cemetery, is a cemetery belonging to the municipality of , , where the inhabitants of Schaerbeek have the right to be buried. Photo: Varech, Public domain.

UCLouvain Bruxelles Woluwe, also known as Louvain-en-Woluwe or Alma, is a campus of the University of Louvain in , .

Community center
A is a unique concept created by the University of Louvain which consists in between six and twelve students sharing a "kot" and working together on a project.

Metro station
Kraainem/Crainhem is a Brussels Metro station in the municipality of , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The of is a residential and commercial district of capital, bordering to the south-west and to the south.

is a municipality in on the outskirts of the vast Sonian Forest, south-west of . Photo: Lviatour, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the south eastern residential district of , the capital of .


50.861° or 50° 51' 39.5" north
4.4663° or 4° 27' 58.5" east
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51 metres (167 feet)
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node 347083997
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Kraainem
  • Basque: Kraainem
  • Breton: Kraainem
  • Bulgarian: Крайнем
  • Catalan: Kraainem
  • Cebuano: Kraainem
  • Chinese: 克賴內姆
  • Chinese: 克赖内姆
  • Dutch: Crainhem
  • Dutch: Kraainem
  • English: Crainhem
  • Esperanto: Kraainem
  • French: Crainhem
  • French: Kraainem
  • German: Kraainem
  • Hungarian: Kraainem
  • Italian: Kraainem
  • Lithuanian: Krainemas
  • Luxembourgish: Kraainem
  • Norwegian: Kraainem
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kraainem
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kraainem
  • Persian: کرنم
  • Polish: Kraainem
  • Portuguese: Crainhem
  • Portuguese: Kraainem
  • Romanian: Kraainem
  • Russian: Краайнем
  • Russian: Краинем
  • Russian: Крайнем
  • Slovak: Kraainem
  • Spanish: Crainhem
  • Spanish: Kraainem
  • Swedish: Kraainem
  • Turkish: Kraainem
  • Vietnamese: Kraainem
  • Volapük: Kraainem
  • Waray (Philippines): Kraainem

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