Floreffe

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Floreffe
Municipality
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Flag of Floreffe
Flag
Floreffe is located in Belgium
Floreffe
Floreffe
Location in Belgium
Location of Floreffe in the province of Namur
Floreffe Namur Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°26′N 04°47′E / 50.433°N 4.783°E / 50.433; 4.783Coordinates: 50°26′N 04°47′E / 50.433°N 4.783°E / 50.433; 4.783
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Namur
Government
 • Mayor André Bodson (RPF)
 • Governing party/ies RPF
Area
 • Total 38.89 km2 (15.02 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 8,051
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Postal codes 5150
Area codes 081
Website www.floreffe.be

Floreffe (French pronunciation: ​[flɔ.ʁɛf]; Walloon: Florefe) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On 1 January 2012 the municipality had 7,883 inhabitants. The total area is 38.89 km², giving a population density of 203 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Floreffe proper, Floriffoux, Franière, and Soye.

Floreffe is best known as the location of Floreffe Abbey, founded in the 12th century and suppressed during the French Revolution.

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