Frasnes-lez-Anvaing

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Frasnes-lez-Anvaing
Municipality of Belgium
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Coat of arms of Frasnes-lez-Anvaing
Coat of arms
Frasnes-lez-Anvaing is located in Belgium
Frasnes-lez-Anvaing
Frasnes-lez-Anvaing
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°41′N 03°38′E / 50.683°N 3.633°E / 50.683; 3.633Coordinates: 50°41′N 03°38′E / 50.683°N 3.633°E / 50.683; 3.633
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Ath
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Luc Crucke
 • Governing party/ies MR
Area
 • Total 112.44 km2 (43.41 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 11,439
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Postal codes 7910-7912
Area codes 069
Website www.frasnes-lez-anvaing.be

Frasnes-lez-Anvaing is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2007 the municipality had 11,077 inhabitants. The total area is 112.44 km², giving a population density of 98.5 inhabitants per km². Since the beginning of 1977 it has been the center of the community that includes the commune of Frasnes-lez-Buissenal, and the former communes of Arc, Ainières, Wattripont, Forest, Anvaing, Buissenal, Moustier, Oeudeghien, Ellignies, Dergneau, Saint-Sauveur, Hacquegnies, and Herquegies.[2]

In August 2012, the funeral of Countess Alix de Lannoy, mother of Stéphanie de Lannoy, was held in Frasnes, attended by members of the Luxembourg and Belgian royal families. [3]

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