Genappe

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Genappe
Municipality
Grand Place Genappe.jpg
Flag of Genappe
Flag
Coat of arms of Genappe
Coat of arms
Genappe is located in Belgium
Genappe
Genappe
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°36′N 04°27′E / 50.600°N 4.450°E / 50.600; 4.450Coordinates: 50°36′N 04°27′E / 50.600°N 4.450°E / 50.600; 4.450
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Government
 • Mayor Gérard Couronné (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR-IC
Area
 • Total 89.57 km2 (34.58 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 15,302
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Postal codes 1470-1474, 1476
Area codes 067
Website www.genappe.be

Genappe is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On 1 January 2006 Genappe had a total population of 14,136. The total area is 89.57 km² which gives a population density of 158 inhabitants per km².

Villages in the municipality of Genappe are:

History[edit]

To be expanded

Postal history[edit]

The Genappe post-office opened before 1830. It used a postal code 48 with bars (before 1864), and 145 with points before 1870. BOUSVAL opened on 8 April 1880.[2]

Postal codes in 1969 (before the merger of municipalities in 1977):[3] - 1470 Genappe - 1471 Loupoigne - 1472 Vieux-Genappe - 1473 Glabais - 1474 Ways - 1475 Baisy-Thy - 1476 Houtain-le-Val - 1488 Bousval.

Twinned cities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2016 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
  3. ^ Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Genappe at Wikimedia Commons