|• Mayor||Jean-Marie Degauque (PS)|
|• Governing party/ies||PS, Ensemble|
|• Total||72.29 km2 (27.91 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2013)|
|• Density||250/km2 (660/sq mi)|
|Postal codes||7860 Lessines
Lessines (Dutch: Lessen) is a Picardy municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. As of the 2006 census, Lessine's total population was 17,848. The total area is 72.29 km² (27.91 square miles) which gives a population density of 247 inhabitants per km².
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Lessines proper, Ghoy, Bois-de-Lessines (Lessenbos), Oseke (Ogy), Papignies (Papegem), Deux-Acren (Twee-Akren), Wannebeek (Wannebecq), and Ollignies (Woelingen).
- Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
- Media related to Lessines at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in French)
- One alternative site, with lots of further information on the city (in French, Dutch, English)
- Another alternative site, with lots of further information on the city (in French)
||Flobecq||Brakel (VOV), Geraardsbergen (VOV)|
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