Anderlues

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Anderlues
Municipality of Belgium
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Flag of Anderlues
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Coat of arms of Anderlues
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Anderlues is located in Belgium
Anderlues
Anderlues
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°16′E / 50.400°N 4.267°E / 50.400; 4.267Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°16′E / 50.400°N 4.267°E / 50.400; 4.267
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
Government
 • Mayor Philippe Tison (PS)
 • Governing party/ies PS, MR
Area
 • Total 17.02 km2 (6.57 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 11,895
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal codes 6150
Area codes 071
Website www.anderlues.be

Anderlues is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006 Anderlues had a total population of 11,578. The total area is 17.02 km² which gives a population density of 680 inhabitants per km². Its postcode is 6150.

On December 1st 1983, a local jewellery store was robbed by the Nijvel gang. Some low-value jewels were stolen. Two people were killed. It was the gang's last robbery before going silent for one year.

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