Fosses-la-Ville

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Fosses-la-Ville
Municipality of Belgium
Entrance to the city
Entrance to the city
Flag of Fosses-la-Ville
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Fosses-la-Ville is located in Belgium
Fosses-la-Ville
Fosses-la-Ville
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°42′E / 50.400°N 4.700°E / 50.400; 4.700Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°42′E / 50.400°N 4.700°E / 50.400; 4.700
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Namur
Government
 • Mayor Benoît Spineux
 • Governing party/ies UC
Area
 • Total 63.24 km2 (24.42 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 10,037
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Postal codes 5070
Area codes 071
Website www.fosses-la-ville.be

Fosses-la-Ville (Walloon: Fosse-li-Veye) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On January 1, 2006 Fosses-la-Ville had a total population of 9,311. The total area is 63.24 km² which gives a population density of 147 inhabitants per km².

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Main sights[edit]

  • Collegiate church of Saint-Feuillen, rebuilt in the 18th century. It has maintained a Romanesque tower from the 10th century.
  • Chapelle Sainte-Brigide, a small sanctuary built by Irish monks

Twin towns[edit]

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