Anderlecht is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels Capital Region of Belgium. On January 1st, 2000 the municipality had a total population of 87,812 (42,094 males and 45,718 females). The total area is 18.10 km² which gives a population density of 4,851.49 inhabitants per km².
Anderlecht is the home of the football club R.S.C. Anderlecht.