Ciney (French pronunciation: [si.nɛ]; Walloon: Cînè) is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Namur. On January 1, 2006, Ciney had a total population of 14,958. The total area is 147.56 km² which gives a population density of 101 inhabitants per km².
|• Mayor||Jean-Marie Cheffert (Union)|
|• Governing party/ies||Union|
|• Total||147.56 km2 (56.97 sq mi)|
|Population (1 January 2016)|
|• Density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Achêne, Braibant, Chevetogne, Ciney, Conneux, Leignon, Pessoux, Serinchamps, and Sovet, along with a number of villages, including Chapois.
The city was damaged by a heavy storm on 14 July 2010. The bell tower, the city's symbol and also Ciney's beer symbol, collapsed on its nave. No injuries were reported. Reconstruction took more than a year and cost some million euros.
Ciney has 2 catholic secondary schools and 2 secondary state schools. The Technobel Competence center, an information technology and communications training centre, is located in Ciney.