Gesves (French: [ʒɛv]; Walloon: Djeve) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Namur, Belgium.

Gesves
Djeve  (Walloon)
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Coat of arms of Gesves
Gesves is located in Belgium
Gesves
Gesves
Location in Belgium
Location of Gesves in Namur Province
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Coordinates: 50°24′N 05°04′E / 50.400°N 5.067°E / 50.400; 5.067Coordinates: 50°24′N 05°04′E / 50.400°N 5.067°E / 50.400; 5.067
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
Region Wallonia
ProvinceNamur
ArrondissementNamur
Government
 • MayorJosé Paulet (GEM)
 • Governing party/iesGEM, ICG
Area
 • Total64.92 km2 (25.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total7,210
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Postal codes
5340
Area codes083
Websitewww.gesves.be

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.

Mozet, the Baseille farm.

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

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