Acronyms that contain the term tienen
What does tienen mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: tienen.
What does tienen mean?
- Tienen or Thienen is a city and municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant, in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. The municipality comprises the city of Tienen proper and the towns of Bost, Goetsenhoven, Hakendover, Kumtich, Oorbeek, Oplinter, Sint-Margriete-Houtem and Vissenaken. On January 1, 2006 Tienen had a total population of 31,835. The total area is 71.77 km² which gives a population density of 444 inhabitants per km². Tienen is known in Belgium as the center of sugar production. The huge sugar beet processing factory, the Sugar refinery of Tienen, is located at the eastern edge of the town. The company Citrique Belge is one of the biggest producers of citric acid. Tienen has a facility for making energy saving lamps by Havells-Sylvania. Other noticeable facts about Tienen include the railway station building, which is the oldest in Belgium that is still being used and the inversed roundabout. Tienen is also well known for its summer rock festival Suikerrock. Other cultural landmarks include the swimming pool and local community centre.