Hastière (French pronunciation: ​[as.tjɛʁ]; Walloon: Astire) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Namur, Belgium.

Hastière
Astire  (Walloon)
Town Hall of Hastière
Town Hall of Hastière
Hastière is located in Belgium
Hastière
Hastière
Location in Belgium
Location of Hastière in Namur province
Hastière Namur Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°13′N 04°50′E / 50.217°N 4.833°E / 50.217; 4.833Coordinates: 50°13′N 04°50′E / 50.217°N 4.833°E / 50.217; 4.833
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceNamur
ArrondissementDinant
Government
 • MayorClaude Bultot (PS)
 • Governing party/iesPS
Area
 • Total56.46 km2 (21.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total5,979
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Postal codes
5540-5544
Area codes082
Websitewww.hastiere.be

On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 5,230 inhabitants. The total area is 56.46 square kilometres (21.8 sq mi), giving a population density of 93 inhabitants per square kilometre.

The municipality consists of the following districts: Agimont, Blaimont, Hastière-Lavaux (location of town hall), Hastière-par-delà, Heer, Hermeton-sur-Meuse, and Waulsort.

Hastière's attractions along the river Meuse include the Romanesque church of a former Benedictine Monastery (at Hastière-Lavaux), the Renaissance Castle of Freÿr surrounded by 18th-century classical gardens and facing the rocks of Freÿr (north of Waulsort), and the 17th-century buildings of another former Benedictine monastery (at Waulsort).

St Hadelin abbeychurch today Wallonia's Major Heritage

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ReferencesEdit

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

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