Erquelinnes

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Erquelinnes
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Erquelinnes
Coat of arms
Erquelinnes is located in Belgium
Erquelinnes
Erquelinnes
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°18′N 04°07′E / 50.300°N 4.117°E / 50.300; 4.117Coordinates: 50°18′N 04°07′E / 50.300°N 4.117°E / 50.300; 4.117
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
Government
 • Mayor David Lavaux
 • Governing party/ies IC
Area
 • Total 44.23 km2 (17.08 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 9,920
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Postal codes 6560
Area codes 071
Website www.erquelinnes.be

Erquelinnes is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. Located on the border with France, where the commune of Maubeuge lies, Erquelinnes had a total resident population of 9,549, in 2006. The total area is 44.23 km2 (17.08 sq mi) which gives a population density of 216 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Erquelinnes proper, Bersillies-l'Abbaye, Grand-Reng, Hantes-Wihéries, Montignies-Saint-Christophe, and Solre-sur-Sambre.

Saint George's church

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