Louvain-la-Neuve is a modern town in the province of in the French-speaking part of . It was created in 1969 in order to host the Catholic University of Louvain, which had just separated from the Catholic University of Leuven, and had to move from to .
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The , or Hergé Museum, is a museum in dedicated to the life and work of the Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, who wrote under the pen name Hergé, creator of the series of comic albums, The Adventures of Tintin. Photo: Wasily, Public domain.

The or Musée universitaire de Louvain, French for: Louvain University Museum, is a Belgian university museum of the University of Louvain located in Louvain-la-Neuve, , Belgium. Photo: Romaine, CC0.

Public building
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Railway station
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Localities in the Area

is a municipality located in the province of . is situated 3½ km west of Louvain-la-Neuve. Photo: EmDee, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city and municipality in the province of , of which it is the capital. is situated 5 km north of Louvain-la-Neuve. Photo: EmDee, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a municipality located in the province of . is situated 3½ km south of Louvain-la-Neuve. Photo: LLN, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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