Villers-la-Ville

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For the town in France, see Villers-la-Ville, Haute-Saône.
Villers-la-Ville
Municipality of Belgium
Villers Abbey.
Villers Abbey.
Villers-la-Ville is located in Belgium
Villers-la-Ville
Villers-la-Ville
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°35′N 04°32′E / 50.583°N 4.533°E / 50.583; 4.533Coordinates: 50°35′N 04°32′E / 50.583°N 4.533°E / 50.583; 4.533
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Government
 • Mayor Emmanuel Burton (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR, PS
Area
 • Total 47.45 km2 (18.32 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 10,231
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Postal codes 1495
Area codes 071
Website www.villers-la-ville.be

Villers-la-Ville is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006 Villers-la-Ville had a total population of 9,572. The total area is 47.45 km² which gives a population density of 202 inhabitants per km².

In the north of the village, lie the ruins of the Villers Abbey, which was one of the most important[citation needed] Cistercian abbeys of Europe.

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