Le Rœulx

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For the commune of Nord, France, see Rœulx.
Le Rœulx
Municipality
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Flag of Le Rœulx
Flag
Coat of arms of Le Rœulx
Coat of arms
Le Rœulx is located in Belgium
Le Rœulx
Le Rœulx
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°30′N 04°06′E / 50.500°N 4.100°E / 50.500; 4.100Coordinates: 50°30′N 04°06′E / 50.500°N 4.100°E / 50.500; 4.100
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Soignies
Government
 • Mayor Benoît Friart
 • Governing party/ies IC
Area
 • Total 42.80 km2 (16.53 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 8,191
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Postal codes 7070
Area codes 064
Website www.leroeulx.be

Le Rœulx is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Le Rœulx had a total population of 7,977. The total area is 42.80 km² which gives a population density of 186 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Le Rœulx proper, Gottignies, Mignault, Thieu, and Ville-sur-Haine.

The Château du Rœulx, a family seat of the Comtes de Croÿ-Rœulx, is situated near the town.


Castle of Le Rœulx

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  • Media related to Le Roeulx at Wikimedia Commons