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Municipality of Belgium
Hannut JPG00.jpg
Flag of Hannut
Coat of arms of Hannut
Coat of arms
Hannut is located in Belgium
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°40′N 05°05′E / 50.667°N 5.083°E / 50.667; 5.083Coordinates: 50°40′N 05°05′E / 50.667°N 5.083°E / 50.667; 5.083
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Liège
Arrondissement Waremme
 • Mayor Hervé Jamar (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR
 • Total 86.53 km2 (33.41 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 15,583
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Postal codes 4280
Area codes 019
Website www.hannut.be

Hannut is a municipality of Belgium. It lies in the country's Walloon Region and Province of Liege. On January 1, 2006 Hannut had a total population of 14,291. The total area is 86.53 km² which gives a population density of 165 inhabitants per km².

Greater Hannut area[edit]

Seventeen villages are included in the greater Hannut area: Abolens, Avernas-le-Bauduin, Avin, Bertrée, Blehen, Cras-Avernas, Crehen, Grand-Hallet, Lens-Saint-Remy, Merdorp, Moxhe, Petit-Hallet, Poucet, Thisnes, Trognée, Villers-le-Peuplier, and Wansin.

The Battle of Hannut, which began May 12, 1940, is credited with being the first battle between tanks of World War II.


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