La Bruyère, Belgium

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La Bruyère
Municipality of Belgium
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Flag of La Bruyère
La Bruyère is located in Belgium
La Bruyère
La Bruyère
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°30′N 04°48′E / 50.500°N 4.800°E / 50.500; 4.800Coordinates: 50°30′N 04°48′E / 50.500°N 4.800°E / 50.500; 4.800
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Namur
 • Mayor Robert Cappe (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR, PS
 • Total 52.98 km2 (20.46 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 8,923
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Postal codes 5080-5081
Area codes 081

La Bruyère (French: [la bʁɥi.jɛʁ]) is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Namur. It consists of the former municipalities of Emines, Rhisnes, Villers-lez-Heest, Warisoulx, Bovesse, Meux and Saint-Denis-Bovesse. The village of Rhisnes is the administrative centre of the municipality.

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Saint-Denis-Bovesse (La Bruyère), the church.