Fosses-la-Ville

Fosses-la-Ville (French pronunciation: [fos la vil] (listen); Walloon: Fosse-li-Veye) is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Namur, Belgium.

Fosses-la-Ville
Fosse-li-Veye (Walloon)
Town square and town hall
Town square and town hall
Flag of Fosses-la-Ville
Coat of arms of Fosses-la-Ville
Location of Fosses-la-Ville
Fosses-la-Ville is located in Belgium
Fosses-la-Ville
Fosses-la-Ville
Location in Belgium
Location of Fosses-la-Ville in Namur Province
Fosses-la-Ville Namur Belgium Map.svg
Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°42′E / 50.400°N 4.700°E / 50.400; 4.700Coordinates: 50°24′N 04°42′E / 50.400°N 4.700°E / 50.400; 4.700
Country Belgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceNamur
ArrondissementNamur
Government
 • MayorGaëtan De Bilderling (UD)
 • Governing party/iesUnion Démocratique (UD)
Area
 • Total63.31 km2 (24.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total10,449
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Postal codes
5070
Area codes071
Websitewww.fosses-la-ville.be

On January 1, 2018, Fosses-la-Ville had a total population of 10,449. The total area is 63.24 km² which gives a population density of 165 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following districts: Aisemont, Fosses, Le Roux, Sart-Eustache, Sart-Saint-Laurent, and Vitrival.

Main sightsEdit

  • Collegiate church of Saint-Feuillen, rebuilt in the 18th century. It has maintained a Romanesque tower from the 10th century.
  • Chapelle Sainte-Brigide, a small sanctuary built by Irish monks, dedicated to Brigid of Kildare

Twin townsEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

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