Houyet

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Houyet
Municipality
Our Lady of the Assumption church
Our Lady of the Assumption church
Flag of Houyet
Flag
Houyet is located in Belgium
Houyet
Houyet
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°11′N 05°01′E / 50.183°N 5.017°E / 50.183; 5.017Coordinates: 50°11′N 05°01′E / 50.183°N 5.017°E / 50.183; 5.017
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region  Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Dinant
Government
 • Mayor Marie-Claude Lahaye-Absil (UV)
 • Governing party/ies T-ENS – UV
Area
 • Total 122.31 km2 (47.22 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 4,744
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Postal codes 5560-5564
Area codes 082
Website www.houyet.be

Houyet (French pronunciation: ​[u.jɛ]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 4,485 inhabitants. The total area is 122.31 km², giving a population density of 37 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Houyet proper, Celles, Ciergnon, Custinne, Finnevaux, Hour, Hulsonniaux, Mesnil-Église, Mesnil-Saint-Blaise, and Wanlin.

The town of Houyet lies on the river Lesse, some 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the southeast of Dinant.

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