Cerfontaine ( French pronunciation: ) is a [sɛʁfɔ̃tɛn] Walloon municipality located in Belgium in the province of Namur. On January 1, 2006, Cerfontaine had a total population of 4,546. The total area is 83.45 km² which gives a population density of 54 inhabitants per km².
The municipality consists of the following
sub-municipalities: Cerfontaine proper, Daussois, Senzeille, Silenrieux, Soumoy, and Villers-Deux-Églises.
Eau d'Heure lakes are situated partly in this municipality and partly in neighbouring Froidchapelle.
History [ edit ]
Postal history [ edit ]
The CERFONTAINE post-office opened on 25 February 1860. It used a Distribution code 98 with vertical bars (before 1864), and 75 with points before 1874. The SILENRIEUX post-office opened on 9 December 1899; SENZEILLES on 21 August 1906.
Code 5630 since at least 1990.
Postal codes in 1969
(before the  merger of municipalities in 1977): - 6355 Villers-Deux-Églises - 6444 Silenrieux - 6445 Daussois - 6450 Cerfontaine - 6451 Soumoy - 6452 Senzeille.
Town twinning [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
^ Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
^ Les numéros postaux belges en vigueur à partir du 1/10/1990, La Poste.
^ Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.
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