Merbes-le-Château

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Merbes-le-Château
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Merbes-le-Château
Coat of arms
Merbes-le-Château is located in Belgium
Merbes-le-Château
Merbes-le-Château
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°19′25″N 4°09′55″E / 50.323724°N 4.165329°E / 50.323724; 4.165329Coordinates: 50°19′25″N 4°09′55″E / 50.323724°N 4.165329°E / 50.323724; 4.165329
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
Government
 • Mayor Gérard Lemaire (PS)
 • Governing party/ies PS, MR
Area
 • Total 30.24 km2 (11.68 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 4,279
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal codes 6567
Area codes 071
Website www.merbes-le-chateau.be

Merbes-le-Château is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Merbes-le-Château had a total population of 4,093. The total area is 30.24 km² which gives a population density of 135 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Merbes-le-Château proper, Fontaine-Valmont, Labuissière, and Merbes-Sainte-Marie.

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