Leuze-en-Hainaut

Leuze-en-Hainaut (French pronunciation: ​[løz ɑ̃ ɛno]; Picard: Leuze-in-Hénau; Walloon: Leuze-e-Hinnot) is a city and municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium.

Leuze-en-Hainaut
Leuze-in-Hénau  (Picard)
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Flag of Leuze-en-Hainaut
Coat of arms of Leuze-en-Hainaut
Leuze-en-Hainaut is located in Belgium
Leuze-en-Hainaut
Leuze-en-Hainaut
Location in Belgium
The municipality in the province of Hainaut
Leuze-en-Hainaut Hainaut Belgium Map.svg
Coordinates: 50°35′58″N 3°37′12″E / 50.59944°N 3.62000°E / 50.59944; 3.62000Coordinates: 50°35′58″N 3°37′12″E / 50.59944°N 3.62000°E / 50.59944; 3.62000
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceHainaut
ArrondissementTournai-Mouscron
Government
 • MayorLucien Rawart (MR)
 • Governing party/iesMR, IDEES
Area
 • Total73.53 km2 (28.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total13,886
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Postal codes
7900-7906
Area codes069
Websitewww.leuze-en-hainaut.be

On 1 January 2018, it had a population of 13,886.

The municipality consists of the following districts: Blicquy, Chapelle-à-Oie, Chapelle-à-Wattines, Gallaix, Grandmetz, Leuze-en-Hainaut, Pipaix, Thieulain, Tourpes, and Willaupuis.


Famous landmarksEdit

  • The Collegiate Church of Saint Peter was erected in 1745 on the site of a former Gothic church, destroyed by fire. The building's sumptuous interior features intricate woodwork, including the carved Louis XVth style panels of the confessionals, decorated with a variety of motifs, a sculpted representation of Saint Peter in chains, below the pulpit, and the organ casing.
 
Collegiate Church of St Peter

Twin townsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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