|• Mayor||Emmanuel Burton (MR)|
|• Governing party/ies||MR, PS|
|• Total||47.45 km2 (18.32 sq mi)|
|• Density||230/km2 (580/sq mi)|
Villers-la-Ville is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006, Villers-la-Ville had a total population of 9,572. The total area is 47.45 km² which gives a population density of 202 inhabitants per km². The municipality includes also the villages of Marbais, Mellery, Sart-Dames-Avelines and Tilly.
To be expanded
To the north of the village lie the ruins of the Villers Abbey, which was one of the most important Cistercian abbeys of Europe. It was founded in 1147 and destroyed by the French republicans in 1795. In the ruined church attached to the abbey the tombstones of several dukes of Brabant of the 13th and 14th centuries are still to be found.
The ruins also appear in the final episode of season 2 of sense8.
The MARBAIS post office opened on 1 June 1838. It used postal distrbution code 33 with bars (before 1864), and code 235 with points before 1874. The VILLERS-LA-VILLE post-office opened on 10 February 1865. SART-DAMES-AVELINES on 15 October 1877, TILLY on 8 November 1906.
Postal codes in 1969:
- 6318 Marbais
- 6320 Villers-la-Ville
- 6321 Tilly
- 6322 Mellery
- 6328 Sart-Dames-Avelines
Code 1495 since at least October 1990.
- "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Villers la Ville". Encyclopædia Britannica. 28 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 86.
- Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
- Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.
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