Chastre

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Chastre
Municipality
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
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
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Government
 • Mayor Claude Jossart
 • Governing party/ies ICR
Area
 • Total 31.27 km2 (12.07 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 7,518
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Postal codes 1450
Area codes 010
Website www.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. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  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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