Fontaine-l'Évêque

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Fontaine-l'Évêque
Skyline of Fontaine-l'Évêque
Flag of Fontaine-l'Évêque
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Coat of arms of Fontaine-l'Évêque
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Fontaine-l'Évêque is located in Belgium
Fontaine-l'Évêque
Fontaine-l'Évêque
Location in Belgium
Location of Fontaine-l'Évêque in Hainaut
Fontaine-l'Evêque Hainaut Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°25′N 04°19′E / 50.417°N 4.317°E / 50.417; 4.317Coordinates: 50°25′N 04°19′E / 50.417°N 4.317°E / 50.417; 4.317
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceHainaut
ArrondissementCharleroi
Government
 • MayorPhilippe Seghin (VOUS!)
 • Governing party/iesVOUS!
Area
 • Total28.41 km2 (10.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total17,801
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes
6140-6142
Area codes071
Websitewww.fontaine-leveque.be

Fontaine-l'Évêque is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Fontaine-l'Évêque had a total population of 16,687. The total area is 28.41 km² which gives a population density of 587 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Fontaine-l'Évêque proper, Forchies-la-Marche, and Leernes.

Fontaine-l'Évêque Castle, once the castle of the de Fontaines

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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