Beaumont, Belgium

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Beaumont
Municipality of Belgium
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Flag of Beaumont
Flag
Coat of arms of Beaumont
Coat of arms
Beaumont is located in Belgium
Beaumont
Beaumont
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°14′N 04°14′E / 50.233°N 4.233°E / 50.233; 4.233Coordinates: 50°14′N 04°14′E / 50.233°N 4.233°E / 50.233; 4.233
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
Government
 • Mayor Charles Dupuis
 • Governing party/ies ICI
Area
 • Total 92.97 km2 (35.90 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,060
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Postal codes 6500, 6511
Area codes 071
Website www.beaumont.be

Beaumont (French pronunciation: ​[bo.mɔ̃]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut, on the border with France. On January 1, 2012 Beaumont had a total population of 7,060. The total area is 92.97 km². The Tour Salamandre, a 11th-century donjon, is the most remarkable remains of the ancient fortifications of Beaumont.

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