Morlanwelz

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Morlanwelz
Municipality
Morlanwelz town hall
Morlanwelz town hall
Coat of arms of Morlanwelz
Coat of arms
Morlanwelz is located in Belgium
Morlanwelz
Morlanwelz
Location in Belgium
Location of Morlanwelz in Hainaut
Morlanwelz Hainaut Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°27′N 04°14′E / 50.450°N 4.233°E / 50.450; 4.233Coordinates: 50°27′N 04°14′E / 50.450°N 4.233°E / 50.450; 4.233
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Thuin
Government
 • Mayor Christian Moureau
 • Governing party/ies PS
Area
 • Total 20.26 km2 (7.82 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 19,013
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Postal codes 7140, 7141
Area codes 064
Website www.morlanwelz.be

Morlanwelz is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 Morlanwelz had a total population of 18,595. The total area is 20.26 km² which gives a population density of 918 inhabitants per km². Its postcode is 7140.

The Morlanwelz municipality includes the old municipalities of Morlanwelz-Mariemont, Carnières, and Mont-Sainte-Aldegonde.

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Notable people of Morlanwelz[edit]

Born in Morlanwelz:

Resided in Morlanwelz:

  • Raoul Warocqué (1870–1917), Belgian industrialist and Mayor of Morlanwelz (1900–1917)

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  1. ^ Population per municipality as of 1 January 2017 (XLS; 397 KB)
  2. ^ Arthur Warocqué (French)
  3. ^ James Herbert Veitch (2006). Hortus Veitchii (reprint ed.). Caradoc Doy. p. 227. ISBN 0-9553515-0-2.

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