Sambreville

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Sambreville
Municipality of Belgium
St. Victor Church.
St. Victor Church.
Flag of Sambreville
Flag
Coat of arms of Sambreville
Coat of arms
Sambreville is located in Belgium
Sambreville
Sambreville
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°27′N 04°36′E / 50.450°N 4.600°E / 50.450; 4.600Coordinates: 50°27′N 04°36′E / 50.450°N 4.600°E / 50.450; 4.600
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Namur
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Charles Luperto
 • Governing party/ies PS
Area
 • Total 34.20 km2 (13.20 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 27,507
 • Density 800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Postal codes 5060
Area codes 071
Website www.sambreville.be

Sambreville (French pronunciation: ​[sɑ̃.bʁə.vil]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On January 1, 2006 Sambreville had a total population of 26,949. The total area is 34.20 km² which gives a population density of 788 inhabitants per km².

Villages and towns[edit]

Tamines is associated with the Rape of Belgium. At least 384 townspeople were massacred, including women and children.

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