Mettet

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Mettet
Municipality
Mettet town hall
Mettet town hall
Flag of Mettet
Flag
Mettet is located in Belgium
Mettet
Mettet
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°19′N 04°40′E / 50.317°N 4.667°E / 50.317; 4.667Coordinates: 50°19′N 04°40′E / 50.317°N 4.667°E / 50.317; 4.667
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Namur
Arrondissement Namur
Government
 • Mayor Michel Remy (ICAP)
 • Governing party/ies ICAP, RC-MR
Area
 • Total 116.78 km2 (45.09 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2016)[1]
 • Total 12,898
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Postal codes 5640, 5641, 5644, 5646
Area codes 071
Website www.mettet.be

Mettet (French pronunciation: ​[mɛ.tɛ]) is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur, 20 km southeast of Charleroi. On 1 January 2006 Mettet had 11,977 inhabitants. The total area is 116.78 km², giving a population density of 103 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Mettet proper, Biesme, Biesmerée, Ermeton-sur-Biert, Furnaux, Graux, Oret, Saint-Gérard, and Stave.

Circuit Jules Tacheny[edit]

In Mettet there is a race track, Circuit Jules Tacheny Mettet, for motorbikes and cars.

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