Gouvy (Walloon: Gouvi) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Luxembourg, Belgium.

Gouvy
Gouvi  (Walloon)
Gouvy church
Gouvy church
Coat of arms of Gouvy
Gouvy is located in Belgium
Gouvy
Gouvy
Location in Belgium
Location of Gouvy in Luxembourg province
Gouvy Luxembourg Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°11′N 05°56′E / 50.183°N 5.933°E / 50.183; 5.933Coordinates: 50°11′N 05°56′E / 50.183°N 5.933°E / 50.183; 5.933
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
Region Wallonia
ProvinceLuxembourg
ArrondissementBastogne
Government
 • MayorVéronique Leonard
Area
 • Total165.11 km2 (63.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total5,206
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Postal codes
6670-6674
Area codes080
Websitewww.gouvy.be

On 1 January 2007 the municipality, which covers 165.11 km2, had 4,780 inhabitants, giving a population density of 29 inhabitants per km2.

The municipality consists of the following districts: Beho, Bovigny, Cherain, Limerlé, and Montleban. Villages in the municipality include Baclain, Bistain, Brisy, Cherapont, Cierreux, Courtil, Deiffelt, Halconreux, Halonru, Honvelez, Langlire, Lomré, Ourthe, Rettigny, Rogery, Steinbach, Sterpigny, Vaux and Wathermal. The administrative headquarters are situated in Bovigny.

The Ourthe Orientale river originates in the municipality of Gouvy, near the hamlet of Ourthe.

TransportationEdit

It used to have a SNCB station linking it with Bastogne, but passenger train service stopped in 1984. Train traffic is still active on the line between Liège and Luxembourg.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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