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
Location of Houyet in Namur province
Houyet Namur Belgium Map.png
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
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceNamur
ArrondissementDinant
Government
 • MayorMarie-Claude Lahaye-Absil (UV)
 • Governing party/iesT-ENS – UV
Area
 • Total122.31 km2 (47.22 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total4,810
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Postal codes5560-5564
Area codes082
Websitewww.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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