Lobbes (French pronunciation: [lɔb] (listen); Walloon: Lôbe) is a municipality of Wallonia located in the province of Hainaut, Belgium.

Lobbes
Lôbe (Walloon)
Lobbes on the river Sambre
Lobbes on the river Sambre
Flag of Lobbes
Location of Lobbes
Lobbes is located in Belgium
Lobbes
Lobbes
Location in Belgium
Location of Lobbes in Hainaut
Lobbes Hainaut Belgium Map.svg
Coordinates: 50°21′N 04°15′E / 50.350°N 4.250°E / 50.350; 4.250Coordinates: 50°21′N 04°15′E / 50.350°N 4.250°E / 50.350; 4.250
Country Belgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceHainaut
ArrondissementThuin
Government
 • MayorLucien Bauduin (PS)
 • Governing party/iesPS - LOB2.0 (MR) - Ecolo
Area
 • Total32.23 km2 (12.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2020-01-01)[1]
 • Total5,885
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Postal codes
6540, 6542, 6543
Area codes071
Websitewww.lobbes.be

On 1 January 2006 Lobbes had a total population of 5,499. The total area is 32.08 km² which gives a population density of 171 inhabitants per km².

The municipality consists of the following districts: Bienne-lez-Happart, Lobbes, Mont-Sainte-Geneviève, and Sars-la-Buissière.

The town grew up round Lobbes Abbey, a religious house established here in about 650.

The tramway of the ASVi runs through Lobbes.

BirthsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wettelijke Bevolking per gemeente op 1 januari 2020". Statbel. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Lobbes at Wikimedia Commons