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Merbes-le-Château is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Merbes-le-Château had a total population of 4,093. The total area is 30.24 km² which gives a population density of 135 inhabitants per km².

Merbes-le-Château
Skyline of Merbes-le-Château
Coat of arms of Merbes-le-Château
Coat of arms
Merbes-le-Château is located in Belgium
Merbes-le-Château
Merbes-le-Château
Location in Belgium
Location of Merbes-le-Château in Hainaut
Merbes-le-Château Hainaut Belgium Map.png
Coordinates: 50°19′25″N 4°09′55″E / 50.323724°N 4.165329°E / 50.323724; 4.165329Coordinates: 50°19′25″N 4°09′55″E / 50.323724°N 4.165329°E / 50.323724; 4.165329
CountryBelgium
CommunityFrench Community
RegionWallonia
ProvinceHainaut
ArrondissementThuin
Government
 • MayorGérard Lemaire (PS)
 • Governing party/iesPS, MR
Area
 • Total30.24 km2 (11.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total4,251
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Postal codes
6567
Area codes071
Websitewww.merbes-le-chateau.be[permanent dead link]

The municipality consists of the following sub-municipalities: Merbes-le-Château proper, Fontaine-Valmont, Labuissière, and Merbes-Sainte-Marie.

ReferencesEdit

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

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