Fontaine-l'Évêque

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Fontaine-l'Évêque
Municipality
Fontaine-l'Eveque JPG02.jpg
Flag of Fontaine-l'Évêque
Flag
Coat of arms of Fontaine-l'Évêque
Coat of arms
Fontaine-l'Évêque is located in Belgium
Fontaine-l'Évêque
Fontaine-l'Évêque
Location in Belgium
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
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Charleroi
Government
 • Mayor Philippe Seghin (VOUS!)
 • Governing party/ies VOUS!
Area
 • Total 28.41 km2 (10.97 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 17,808
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal codes 6140-6142
Area codes 071
Website www.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

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