Houyet

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Houyet
Municipality of Belgium
Our Lady of the Assumption church
Our Lady of the Assumption church
Flag of Houyet
Flag
Houyet is located in Belgium
Houyet
Houyet
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°11′N 05°01′E / 50.183°N 5.017°E / 50.183; 5.017Coordinates: 50°11′N 05°01′E / 50.183°N 5.017°E / 50.183; 5.017
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Dinant
Government
 • Mayor Marie-Claude Lahaye-Absil (UV)
 • Governing party/ies T-ENS – UV
Area
 • Total 122.31 km2 (47.22 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 4,646
 • Density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
Postal codes 5560-5564
Area codes 082
Website www.houyet.be

Houyet (French pronunciation: ​[u.jɛ]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 4,485 inhabitants. The total area is 122.31 km², giving a population density of 37 inhabitants per km².

The town of Houyet lies on the river Lesse, some 20 km to the southeast of Dinant.

Hour is one of the major areas of the Houyet municipality.

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Town twins[edit]

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  • Tunnel (photo of disused railway tunnel near Houyet, now converted to pedestrian and bicycle use)

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