Florenville

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Florenville
Municipality of Belgium
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
Coat of arms of Florenville
Coat of arms
Florenville is located in Belgium
Florenville
Florenville
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 49°41.9′N 5°18.6′E / 49.6983°N 5.3100°E / 49.6983; 5.3100Coordinates: 49°41.9′N 5°18.6′E / 49.6983°N 5.3100°E / 49.6983; 5.3100
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Luxembourg
Arrondissement Virton
Government
 • Mayor Richard Lambert (cdH)
 • Governing party/ies cdH, PS
Area
 • Total 146.91 km2 (56.72 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 5,512
 • Density 38/km2 (97/sq mi)
Postal codes 6820-6824
Area codes 061
Website www.florenville.be

Florenville is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. On 1 January 2007 the municipality had 5,448 inhabitants. The total area is 146.91 km², giving a population density of 37.1 inhabitants per km².

It is located on the Semois River, facing the French border.

Apart from Florenville itself, the municipality also contains the sections of Chassepierre, Fontenoille, Lacuisine, Muno, Sainte-Cécile and Villers-devant-Orval.

Orval Abbey is located in Villers-devant-Orval. Nearby is the citadel of Godfrey de Bouillon.


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