Meix-devant-Virton

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Meix-devant-Virton
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Meix-devant-Virton is located in Belgium
Meix-devant-Virton
Meix-devant-Virton
Location in Belgium
Location of Meix-devant-Virton in Luxembourg province
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Coordinates: 49°36.3′N 05°28.8′E / 49.6050°N 5.4800°E / 49.6050; 5.4800Coordinates: 49°36.3′N 05°28.8′E / 49.6050°N 5.4800°E / 49.6050; 5.4800
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceLuxembourg
ArrondissementVirton
Government
 • MayorPascal François
 • Governing party/iesMayeur
Area
 • Total54.20 km2 (20.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total2,831
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Postal codes
6769
Area codes063
Website(in French) www.meix-devant-virton.be

Meix-devant-Virton (in gaumais Minch-duvant-Vèrtan, in walloon Méch-divant-Vierton) is a municipality of Gaume located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. On 1 January 2017 the municipality had 2,812 inhabitants. The total area is 54.2 km², giving a population density of 54 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Meix-devant-Virton, Gérouville, Robelmont, Sommethonne, and Villers-la-Loue. Other population centers include: Belle Vue, Berchiwé, Houdrigny, La Soye and Limes.


Geography[edit]

It is located in the Lorraine Gaumaise, near Orval Abbey, Avioth and Virton.

railway line 165 Athus-Meuse and the Chevratte, an affluent of the Ton. The national road 88 is linking Florenville and Athus (Aubange) and coming from Dampicourt in the south, it heads west toward Gérouville and the French border.

Demography[edit]

Security and safety[edit]

The municipality is part of the Gaume Police Zone and the Luxembourg safety zone for firemen. The emergency number for those two services is 112.

Heraldry[edit]

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References[edit]

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

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