|• Mayor||Raymond Douniaux (PS)|
|• Governing party/ies||PS, MR, IC|
|• Total||206.93 km2 (79.90 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2017)|
|• Density||67/km2 (170/sq mi)|
On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 13,476 inhabitants. Couvin is the second largest municipality of Belgium by surface area, after Tournai. The total area is 206.93 km², giving a population density of 65 inhabitants per km².
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Couvin proper, Aublain, Boussu-en-Fagne, Brûly, Brûly-de-Pesche, Cul-des-Sarts, Dailly, Frasnes-lez-Couvin, Gonrieux, Mariembourg, Pesche, Petigny, Petite-Chapelle, and Presgaux.
There are a number of sites of interest to tourists in the municipality.
One end of the Chemin de Fer à vapeur des Trois Vallées heritage railway is at Mariembourg. The Brasserie des Fagnes brewery is also situated there.
- Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
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