Leuze-en-Hainaut

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Leuze-en-Hainaut
Municipality
Leuze Centre ebr.jpg
Flag of Leuze-en-Hainaut
Flag
Coat of arms of Leuze-en-Hainaut
Coat of arms
Leuze-en-Hainaut is located in Belgium
Leuze-en-Hainaut
Leuze-en-Hainaut
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°35′58″N 3°37′12″E / 50.59944°N 3.62000°E / 50.59944; 3.62000Coordinates: 50°35′58″N 3°37′12″E / 50.59944°N 3.62000°E / 50.59944; 3.62000
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Tournai
Government
 • Mayor Christian Brotcorne (cdH)
 • Governing party/ies cdH, MR
Area
 • Total 73.53 km2 (28.39 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 13,699
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Postal codes 7900-7906
Area codes 069
Website www.leuze-en-hainaut.be

Leuze-en-Hainaut is a municipality in the province of Hainaut, Wallonia, Belgium. Comprising the former municipalities of Blicquy, Chapelle-à-Oie, Chapelle-à-Wattines, Gallaix, Grandmetz, Leuze-en-Hainaut, Pipaix, Thieulain, Tourpes, and Willaupuis, it had a population on 1 January 2016 of 13,699.

Famous landmarks[edit]

  • The Collegiate Church of Saint Peter was erected in 1745 on the site of a former Gothic church, destroyed by fire. The building's sumptuous interior features intricate woodwork, including the carved Louis XVth style panels of the confessionals, decorated with a variety of motifs, a sculpted representation of Saint Peter in chains, below the pulpit, and the organ casing.
Collegiate Church of St Peter

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