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CJ Anderlecht

Switzerland's economic centre

  1. ObelicS
    Game Version:
    • Cities XXL 2015

    Go make some coffee and wait for everything to load :)
    Enjoy !


    is the most populated city in Switzerland ( 1.83 million). Situated where the Wusse river exits Lake Anamari, it is the capital of the Republic and canton of Anderlecht.
    Anderlecht is a global city, a financial center, and worldwide center for diplomacy due to the presence of numerous international organizations.

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    Due to Anamari lake, Anderlecht is split in East and West Anderlecht.

    Anderlecht map.jpg

    East Anderlecht is smaller part of the city known for historical St.Aubin district, large and beautiful Marinas, riverbanks, Anderlecht university, city administration building,etc...

    Population : aprox 580.000

    East Anderlecht Aerial.jpg
    East Anderlecht map.jpg

    St. Aubin district - historical part of the city. Mostly built in 14th century on Aubin hill for better fortification.
    Today , St. Aubin, Natsal and Truns districts are main tourist destination in the city with numerous hotels and hostels.
    More details in further updates.

    St aubin aerial.jpg

    East Anderlecht is also knows for Anderlechtˇs university, city administarion building, riverbanks, marinas, and main Hospital complex.

    Inner part of East Anderlecht : Paidoux, Genthod and Lucerne districts.

    Genthod aerial.jpg
    East Anderlecht Aerial 2 Forum.jpg

    City that never sleeps :
    Night over East Anderlecht.jpg

    West Anderlechtˇs expansion started in 19 st. mainly cause of large flat area. This part of Anderlecht is known for daily growing skyline, beautiful parks, large avenues, 2 railway terminals and monumental buildings. Its home to 1.25 million people.
    More details in further updates.

    Panoramic view from Fribourg district to CBD Cresta -

    CBD Cresta from Fribourg.jpg

    Picture of largest city park Vermont and also favorite place for many residents of Anderlecth -
    Parc de la ville d Anderlecht.jpg

    Uvodna slika.jpg


    Special thanks to : Anamarija, Marko, nicknick, skullz613, Monty, drazicdesign, Pepino, Mr.X, Veija, Nogerian, axel,Immort_al, ronrn, nicko2u, aitortilla01, XOUSTE, fayeddd, Jotape, Altiris, Inan, kipate, Miguel, selodinger, loren banovic, toop, Kitsunebi, secpol, ovarz, Myname, Radiant Dawn, The Funky Monk, Supersnake, PauljChris, Birk Leglaire, AND the rest of the XL Nation members, for all great mods and inspiring work.


    1. Paidoux and Genthood destricts.jpg
    2. From Fribourg to Cresta.jpg
    3. Parc de le ville.jpg

Recent Reviews

  1. Rodyna
  2. Andreino19975
    Amazingly built city, it looks so realistic! You definitely deserve 5 stars!
  3. BahadirB
    Not very much to say, simply realistic and beautiful and it deserves to be the winner of the competition.
  4. Jotaere
    I would give your city twenty five stars, man. What a wonderful job that screams "COMMITMENT!"
    Next life I want to be you and build some really shocking cities.
    The parks, the zoning, the road layout, the photo edition... just amazed me.
    Hope you'll load some more details about the city. I'm expecting some history and stats!
    Thank you for sharing this.
    1. ObelicS
      Author's Response
      Ty man very much ! Really positive bursting comment . Im glad to leave such impression with my creation :) stay tuned for future updates :)
  5. Luiz Fernando
    Luiz Fernando
    Excelent job! A perfect design. 5 stars!!!!!
  6. loren banovic
    loren banovic
    Jednostavno nemam riječi....
    Savršen grad. Vidi se tko je top dog na ovoj stranici hehe :).
    Ovo je najbolji grad iz ove igrice kojeg sam ikada vidio. Karta koju si sastavio je jednostavno savršena i komplimetira realističnosti tvoga grada. Stvarno ne mogu uočiti niti jednu manu u ovome gradu. Vidi se da si pazio na najmanje detalje i to vrvi u svakoj slici.
    1. ObelicS
      Author's Response
      Ej majstore.
      Hvala ti na komentaru ! :)
      Drago mi je da ti se svidja grad.
      Bit ce jos updateova pa chekiraj tu i tamo :D
  7. Mr.X²
    very nice and realistic city! well deserved winner of edzo competition :) i especially like how you were able to create sth like an old town within your city, and how one is able to recognize it as such. i always failed on that^^ keep up this splendid work
  8. kipate
    Of course, five is the only number of stars that is adequate to give for your journal. Congratulations on this beauty, I am a tad little bit envious, as I have not found the time yet to create something similar :P

    First of all, I like that city logo, damn thought through. It is a logo that people will directly associate with your city, and I have to say that it looks better than the real-life logo of my city :D I just hope that we will see that cathedral in the further updates ;)

    There are some things that I find honestly a bit disturbing:
    1) the bridge in front of the Grand Central Terminal Building feels like a structural sin. And it is not even running straight. Maybe just demolish it and upgrade the park a bit?
    2) one of that railway tracks runs as a bridge first just to run into a tunnel a two hundred meters thereafter. Looks a bit odd to me. Why not keeping it a bridge track?
    3) your road layout indicates that the city does not have some highway bypassing the core, especially in West Anderlecht. Instead, the highways end in expressways which run through the city center. But that will cause heavy traffic, especially when it comes to trucks.

    But naturally, lots of things amaze me:
    1) I love that custom-made administration building that combines the gates of the St. Petersburg Admirality Building with the Police Station (I think) of the Paris Pack, looks awesome!
    2) your skyline is one of the most impressive ones that I have encountered on XLN, splendid choice of buildings.
    3) I agree with Clemech4 that your parks are remarkable. I would like to take a walk there, or to just relax in summer time. And the green areas looks quite natural to me. They don't have masses of trees everywhere, but those trees were carefully placed to give a realistic impression.
    4) I may not agree with parts of the road layout, but those sunken expressways look fabulous, heavy good job with them.
    5) in general, I appreciate your little decorations here and there to make the city look dynamic, e.g. the construction sites. I can imagine how much work that is :)

    Now keep the updates coming :)
    1. ObelicS
      Author's Response
      Woah , this is the best review on xln . It would be amazing if community here had at least half commitment to reviewing stuff like this one . Im really satisfied that you like Anderlecht and also some parts that took me hell of a time to build . First of all logo was created by my friend and yeah I find it amazing also . Second , the bridges in front and back of palace of justice were inspired by Geneva centre part , where that main building is on lower terrain then 2 parks everything else and there are bridges to connect road arteries to adjent districts . I found it very interesting to build and it adds to terrain dynamic . Yeah I just couldnt make it straight haha I hurt my head around that but I just let it be . Third , the railway design with bridge and tunnels is like that cause I wanted to make chaotic city in terms of spacial planning and everyone knows how hard is to make law , administration stuff with buying private terrain to make some urban projects , thats why I went under ground cause there was no political energy to make room for bridge , even if its cheeper . About highway bybass , yeah I didnt wonna make another typical hw circle around centre so I just mixed it with main city avenues . Industrial and logistics hubs are near hw in outer city so thats why there is not sooo much heavy vechicles in the centre . Once again thanks for kind word and clever critique . There will be more to see in future updates for sure . :) cheers !
  9. Clemech4
    Very nice city, i really like the parks. It deserves the win for the contest, gj :) I have to tell you that Anderlecht is also the name of a Belgian football club haha xD I could imagine this city being a district of Bruxelles too.
    1. ObelicS
      Author's Response
      Haha ty man ! :)
      Yep i know that there is district in Bruxelles called Anderlecht, that was inspiration for the name :) It really got some power behind it :)
      Cheers !
  10. benhur1967
    Superb work! Nothing more to say...