Morlanwelz town hall
|• Mayor||Christian Moureau|
|• Governing party/ies||PS|
|• Total||20.26 km2 (7.82 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2017)|
|• Density||940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)|
|Postal codes||7140, 7141|
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.
Notable people of Morlanwelz
Born in Morlanwelz:
- Elio Di Rupo (1951), Belgian prime minister.
- Arthur Warocqué (1835–1880), industrialist and promotor of Belgian horticulture after whom the arum Anthurium warocqueanum was named.
Resided in Morlanwelz:
- Raoul Warocqué (1870–1917), Belgian industrialist and Mayor of Morlanwelz (1900–1917)
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