Le Rœulx

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Le Rœulx
Municipality of Belgium
Castle of Le Rœulx
Castle of Le Rœulx
Flag of Le Rœulx
Flag
Coat of arms of Le Rœulx
Coat of arms
Le Rœulx is located in Belgium
Le Rœulx
Le Rœulx
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°30′N 04°06′E / 50.500°N 4.100°E / 50.500; 4.100Coordinates: 50°30′N 04°06′E / 50.500°N 4.100°E / 50.500; 4.100
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Soignies
Government
 • Mayor Benoît Friart
 • Governing party/ies IC
Area
 • Total 42.80 km2 (16.53 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2012)[1]
 • Total 8,191
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Postal codes 7070
Area codes 064
Website www.leroeulx.be

Le Rœulx is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Le Rœulx had a total population of 7,977. The total area is 42.80 km² which gives a population density of 186 inhabitants per km². The Château du Rœulx, a family seat of the Comtes de Croÿ-Rœulx, is situated near the town.

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