Walcourt

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Walcourt
Municipality
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Coat of arms of Walcourt
Coat of arms
Walcourt is located in Belgium
Walcourt
Walcourt
Location in Belgium
Location of Walcourt in the province of Namur
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Coordinates: 50°15′N 04°25′E / 50.250°N 4.417°E / 50.250; 4.417Coordinates: 50°15′N 04°25′E / 50.250°N 4.417°E / 50.250; 4.417
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceNamur
ArrondissementPhilippeville
Government
 • MayorMarcel Leclercq (PS)
 • Governing party/iesPS, MR-EC, Ecolo
Area
 • Total123.18 km2 (47.56 sq mi)
Population (1 January 2017)[1]
 • Total18,353
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Postal codes5650, 5651
Area codes071
Websitewww.walcourt.be

Walcourt (French pronunciation: ​[walkuʁ]) is a Walloon municipality and town located in Belgium in the province of Namur.

On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 17,516 inhabitants. The total area is 123.18 km², giving a population density of 142 inhabitants per km².

Other centres

As well as Walcourt itself, the municipality also comprises the villages of: Berzée, Castillon, Chastrès, Clermont, Fontenelle, Fraire, Gourdinne, Laneffe, Pry, Rognée, Somzée, Tarcienne, Thy-le-Château, Vogenée, Yves-Gomezée

Around St. Maternus' Basilica

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