Villers-la-Ville

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For the town in France, see Villers-la-Ville, Haute-Saône.
Villers-la-Ville
Municipality
Marbais
Marbais
Villers-la-Ville is located in Belgium
Villers-la-Ville
Villers-la-Ville
Location in Belgium
Coordinates: 50°35′N 04°32′E / 50.583°N 4.533°E / 50.583; 4.533Coordinates: 50°35′N 04°32′E / 50.583°N 4.533°E / 50.583; 4.533
Country Belgium
Community French Community
Region Wallonia
Province Walloon Brabant
Arrondissement Nivelles
Government
 • Mayor Emmanuel Burton (MR)
 • Governing party/ies MR, PS
Area
 • Total 47.45 km2 (18.32 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2013)[1]
 • Total 10,231
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Postal codes 1495
Area codes 071
Website www.villers-la-ville.be

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.

In the north of the village, lie the ruins of the Villers Abbey, which was one of the most important Cistercian abbeys of Europe.[citation needed]

Ruins of Villers Abbey

History[edit]

To be expanded

Postal history[edit]

The MARBAIS post-office opened on 1 June 1838. It used a postal Distribution 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.[2]

Postal codes in 1969:[3]

-6318 Marbais -6320 Villers-la-Ville -6321 Tilly -6322 Mellery -6328 Sart-Dames-Avelines

Code 1495 since at least October 1990.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population per municipality on 1 January 2013 (XLS; 607.5 KB)
  2. ^ Catalogue Spécialisé des Oblitérations Belges, 1849-1910, Nationale en Internationale Postzegelmanifestaties Antwerpen (NIPA), Antwerp, 1999.
  3. ^ Liste des Numéros Postaux, Administration des Postes, Bruxelles 1969.

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