Chastre

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Chastre
Chastre town hall
Chastre town hall
Flag of Chastre
Flag
Coat of arms of Chastre
Coat of arms
Chastre is located in Belgium
Chastre
Chastre
Location in Belgium
The municipality of Chastre in Walloon Brabant
Chastre Brabant-Wallon Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°36′N 04°38′E / 50.600°N 4.633°E / 50.600; 4.633Coordinates: 50°36′N 04°38′E / 50.600°N 4.633°E / 50.600; 4.633
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceWalloon Brabant
ArrondissementNivelles
Government
 • MayorClaude Jossart
 • Governing party/iesICR
Area
 • Total31.27 km2 (12.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total7,592
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Postal codes
1450
Area codes010
Websitewww.chastre.be

Chastre (Walloon: Tchåsse) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006, Chastre had a total population of 6,734. The total area is 31.27 km² which gives a population density of 215 inhabitants per km².

The villages in the municipality are Chastre, Villeroux, Blanmont, Cortil, Noirmont, Gentinnes, and Saint-Géry.[2]

History[edit]

To be expanded.

Postal history[edit]

The CHASTRE-VILLEROUX post-office opened on 10 May 1876, GENTINNES on 28 April 1905, BLANMONT on 27 November 1908.[3]

Postal code 1450 since at least October 1990.[4]

Postal codes in 1969 (before the merger of municipalities in 1977):[5] - 5860 Chastre-Villeroux-Blanmont - 5861 Cortil-Noirmont - 5862 Gentinnes - 5863 Saint-Géry.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Official site of the municipality of Chastre".
  3. ^ Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
  4. ^ Les numéros postaux belges en vigueur à partir du 1/10/1990, La Poste.
  5. ^ Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.

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