Colfontaine

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Colfontaine
Municipality
Colfontaine Town Hall
Colfontaine Town Hall
Flag of Colfontaine
Flag
Coat of arms of Colfontaine
Coat of arms
Colfontaine is located in Belgium
Colfontaine
Colfontaine
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°25′N 03°51′E / 50.417°N 3.850°E / 50.417; 3.850Coordinates: 50°25′N 03°51′E / 50.417°N 3.850°E / 50.417; 3.850
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Mons
Government
 • Mayor Luciano D'Antonio
 • Governing party/ies PS
Area
 • Total 13.62 km2 (5.26 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 20,605
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Postal codes 7340
Area codes 065
Website www.colfontaine.be

Colfontaine is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut, and comprises the former villages of Pâturages, Warquignies, Wasmes, and Petit Wasmes.

On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 20,021 inhabitants. The total area is 13.62 km², giving a population density of 1,470 inhabitants per km².

House in Wasmes where Vincent van Gogh resided in 1878-1879

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