Lens, Belgium

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Lens
0 Bauffe - Monument aux victimes de la guerre 1914-1918.JPG
Lens is located in Belgium
Lens
Lens
Location in Belgium
Location of Lens in Hainaut
Lens Hainaut Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°33′N 03°54′E / 50.550°N 3.900°E / 50.550; 3.900Coordinates: 50°33′N 03°54′E / 50.550°N 3.900°E / 50.550; 3.900
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceHainaut
ArrondissementMons
Government
 • MayorGhislain Moyart (PS)
 • Governing party/iesPS, MR
Area
 • Total49.42 km2 (19.08 sq mi)
Population
(1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total4,466
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Postal codes
7870
Area codes065
Websitewww.lens.be

Lens is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. In 2007 its population was 4042.[2] The total area is 49.42 km² which gives a population density of 80 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Bauffe, Cambron-Saint-Vincent, Lens proper, Lombise, and Montignies-lez-Lens.

It is located along the N56 road.[3]

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