Estinnes

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Estinnes
Municipality of Belgium
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Bonne-Espérance
Basilica of Notre-Dame de Bonne-Espérance
Flag of Estinnes
Flag
Coat of arms of Estinnes
Coat of arms
Estinnes is located in Belgium
Estinnes
Estinnes
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°06′E / 50.400°N 4.100°E / 50.400; 4.100Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°06′E / 50.400°N 4.100°E / 50.400; 4.100
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
Government
 • Mayor Etienne Quenon
 • Governing party/ies EMC
Area
 • Total 72.73 km2 (28.08 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 7,750
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Postal codes 7120
Area codes 064
Website www.estinnes.be

Estinnes is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 Estinnes had a total population of 7,413. The total area is 72.73 km² which gives a population density of 102 inhabitants per km².

Near Estinnes, there are 11 wind turbines of Enercon E-126 type, which are 198.5 metres (651 ft) high.

world first E126 7+MW turbines windfarm Estinnes on 20 July 2010, 2 months before completion, see unique 2 part blade approach
world first E126 7+MW turbines windfarm Estinnes on 10 October 2010, after completion
View of Bonne-Espérance Abbey (1130), in Estinnes (Vellereille-les-Brayeux)

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