Anderlues

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Anderlues
Municipality
Anderlues town hall
Anderlues town hall
Flag of Anderlues
Flag
Coat of arms of Anderlues
Coat of arms
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 1, 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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  • Media related to Anderlues at Wikimedia Commons