Gesves (French: [ʒɛv]; Walloon: Djeve) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Namur, Belgium.
|Coordinates: 50°24′N 05°04′E / 50.400°N 5.067°E|
|• Mayor||Martin Van Audenrode|
|• Governing party/ies||RPG plus|
|• Total||65.03 km2 (25.11 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
The municipality consists of the following districts: Faulx-les-Tombes, Gesves, Haltinne, Mozet, and Sorée. It also includes the hamlets of Gramptinne, Goyet (site of glacial remnants of Neanderthals), Haut-Bois, and Strud (site where fossil of Strudiella devonica, a Late Devonian insect, was discovered).
On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 6,321 inhabitants. The total area is 64.92 km², giving a population density of 97 inhabitants per km². On 1 December 2019, the population had grown to 7,246 inhabitants (3,612 men and 3,634 women), representing a growth of 14.63% over the course of 13 years.
- ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2018". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
- Media related to Gesves at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in French)
- Gesves.com portal (in French)