Colfontaine

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Colfontaine
Municipality of Belgium
Colfontaine: the Town Hall
Colfontaine: the Town Hall
Flag of Colfontaine
Flag
Coat of arms of Colfontaine
Coat of arms
Colfontaine is located in Belgium
Colfontaine
Colfontaine
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°23′N 03°52′E / 50.383°N 3.867°E / 50.383; 3.867Coordinates: 50°23′N 03°52′E / 50.383°N 3.867°E / 50.383; 3.867
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Mons
Government
 • Mayor Luciano D'Antonio
 • Governing party/ies PS
Area
 • Total 13.62 km2 (5.26 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 20,430
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Postal codes 7340
Area codes 065
Website www.colfontaine.be

Colfontaine is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut, and comprises the former villages of Pâturages, Warquignies, Wasmes, and Petit Wasmes.

On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 20,021 inhabitants. The total area is 13.62 km², giving a population density of 1,470 inhabitants per km².

Vincent van Gogh - 1878 1879 - Wasmes - Baker house Denis - Corner street Rue du petit-Wasmes and street Wilson

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