Quévy

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Quévy
Municipality
Quévy-le-Grand - Église St-Pierre (1).JPG
Flag of Quévy
Flag
Coat of arms of Quévy
Coat of arms
Quévy is located in Belgium
Quévy
Quévy
Location in Belgium
Location of Quévy in Hainaut
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Coordinates: 50°21′N 03°56′E / 50.350°N 3.933°E / 50.350; 3.933Coordinates: 50°21′N 03°56′E / 50.350°N 3.933°E / 50.350; 3.933
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Hainaut
Arrondissement Mons
Government
 • Mayor Florence Lecompte
 • Governing party/ies PS
Area
 • Total 65.16 km2 (25.16 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total 8,191
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Postal codes 7040, 7041
Area codes 065
Website www.quevy.be

Quévy is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 Quévy had a total population of 7,734. The total area is 65.16 km² which gives a population density of 119 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Asquillies, Aulnois, Blaregnies, Bougnies, Genly, Goegnies-Chaussée, Quévy-le-Grand, Quévy-le-Petit, Givry, and Havay.

It is on the former main rail route between Brussels and Paris, and it was the virtual tariff border between the French SNCF and Belgian Railways SNCB.

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  • Media related to Quévy at Wikimedia Commons