Hamois

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Hamois
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Hamois
Coat of arms
Hamois is located in Belgium
Hamois
Hamois
Location in Belgium
Location of Hamois in Namur province
Hamois Namur Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°20′N 05°08′E / 50.333°N 5.133°E / 50.333; 5.133Coordinates: 50°20′N 05°08′E / 50.333°N 5.133°E / 50.333; 5.133
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Dinant
Government
 • Mayor Luc Jadot
 • Governing party/ies Ensemble2006
Area
 • Total 76.42 km2 (29.51 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 7,286
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Postal codes 5360-5364
Area codes 083
Website www.hamois.be

Hamois (French pronunciation: ​[am.mwa]; Walloon: Hamwè) is a Walloon municipality and village located in the Belgian province of Namur. The village is around 25 km south-east of the city of Namur.

On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 6,640 inhabitants. The total area is 76.42 km2, giving a population density of 87 inhabitants per km2.

Mouffrin Castle in Gemenne and Ry Castle are both in Hamois, and continue to be in the possession of the noble Lynden family.

St. Agathe d'Hubinne chapel (13th - 17th centuries)

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Apart from Hamois itself, the municipality also comprises the villages of:

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